College Admissions Info

Harvard University, ‘19
BS, Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology and Biological Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Las Vegas , Nevada
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UNLV, UN-Reno, USC, BU, NYU, Harvard
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Japanese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2220
Other SAT Scores:
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Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, National Honor Society
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
658 Words
Soft noises of muffled voices and gentle smells of cooking wafting by create a cocoon of sweet dreams and tender thoughts. Surrounded by feathery pillows, and enclosed by warm walls of beige, is the place that I feel the most content. When I cuddle under the covers with my family, I feel at peace with security and comfort around me. Nothing can break my sphere of happiness. Since I was very small, my parents room has always been the place...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
805 Words
To describe myself, I would begin that I am a hard-working, diligent student, and currently, I am a valedictorian candidate. This year I am enrolled in the top orchestra and six AP classes including AP English Literature and Composition, the infamous “valedictorian killer”. Previous students are convinced that this teacher takes pride in ruining three years of straight As. I had every intention of not enrolling in the class, and I stared at my counselor’s computer for fifteen minutes,...

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
40 Words
People will tell you that everybody at Harvard is super competitive and...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
21 Words
Be yourself. It is really nerve-racking,...

Why I ultimately chose my school
25 Words
There is something magical when you walk on...

My advice about getting recommenders
29 Words
Find teachers who genuinely like you. Sure one teacher...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Intelligent, hard-working,...

Post-college plans
15 Words
Medical school hopefully but I...

What I’d change about my application process
19 Words
I'd have kept my essays less...