bluegirl56
bluegirl56,
Harvard ‘20
B.A., Visual Arts
Pre-Med undergrad with a passion for public health and design
Features Included
2
Essays
25
Schools
12
Scores
6
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Boston, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH)
  • University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Baylor University (Waco, TX)
  • University of Massachusetts - Boston (Boston, MA)
  • Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)
  • Smith College (Northampton, MA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA)
  • Butler University
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Visual Arts

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

“What’s your name?” I'm trembling, my hands start dripping sweat, my lips shudder, but somehow no sound escapes the iron clasp of my throat. “Sweetie, don't be shy, we just want to know your name.” The syllables sound further and further away with each movement of her curved mouth. I know my name. It's Kimberley Jialie Arango but the foreign words spoken to me ripped the meaning of my identity away. The woman with the red lips sighed. She...
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
690 Words
It's dark outside and she's running. She's running faster than her legs can move. She's running faster than her mind can think. There’s an alley. No, not good enough. The street signs flash by her before she hears the first shot. BANG! BANG! She isn't hit so she keeps running. The sun’s coming out and she sees her apartment building moving closer on the horizon. She stumbles into the complex, and collapses at her own front door. It's...
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School Specific Advice

How to increase chances at my school
20 Words
Show effort. Effort is what matters...
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How to increase chances at my school
39 Words
Be unique. Be original. And to do so, be yourself. Williams like...
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How to increase chances at my school
52 Words
Absolutely be yourself and show the effort. I did not interview for Columbia, but my supplement...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
68 Words
My grades were not the best, and I'll be the first to admit that. It doesn't matter as much as...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
42 Words
I worked because I needed the money, but I picked jobs that I...
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My advice about getting recommenders
60 Words
Get teachers that you feel connected with, teachers that you feel you can trust. My two recommenders were...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.34
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Debate Club/Team, Photography / Film
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences

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