dancingslowly
dancingslowly,
Harvard ‘19
B.S., Molecular Biology, , Biology, , Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, , Biology and Biological Sciences
Features Included
2
Essays
16
Schools
16
Scores
7
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, Japanese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of Nevada - Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
  • University of Nevada - Reno  (Reno, NV)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
658 Words
Place you’re content
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...
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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,...
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General 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...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
21 Words
Be yourself. It is really nerve-racking,...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
25 Words
There is something magical when you walk on...
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My advice about getting recommenders
29 Words
Find teachers who genuinely like you. Sure one teacher...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Intelligent, hard-working,...
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Post-college plans
15 Words
Medical school hopefully but I...
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What I’d change about my application process
19 Words
I'd have kept my essays less...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2220
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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