College Admissions Info

FguringOutLife
Harvard University, ‘22
BA, Social Sciences

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

tried her best to authentically present herself, and that meant frank, unorthodox and confused
From: NYC , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
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Test Scores

1540
SAT
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

30 Words
Being in the middle all my life culturally and how that has made me a more compassionate person who strongly believes in the value of diversity, kindness and broader perspectives.

Supplemental Essay for Harvard: Issue of personal significance
511 Words
A realization hit me as we zoomed by the cornfield. I tightened my arms around [redacted], the motorcycle driver, who sensed my nervousness, chuckled, and slowed down. I admired her; we were a mere meter away from falling off the cliff at a steep U-turn the day before. The day after, she was at it again, nonchalantly bursting across the narrow dirt road, as if slow and steady was an unworthy principle for life. I was heading to the train...







College Admissions Advice

How I narrowed down my essay topics
31 Words
I had too many ideas and struggled with choosing...





My advice about getting recommenders
45 Words
1. Ask early, preferably before everyone else. Your teacher would have more time and...





What I’d change about my application process
25 Words
Plan ahead. I cannot emphasize how important this...





What I’d change about my application process
55 Words
Acknowledge it will be stressful but your life DOES NOT depend on this. I spent so many...





Why I ultimately chose my school (Harvard)
19 Words
The sheer passion and dedication oozing...