dzheng
dzheng,
Harvard ‘12
B.A.
I graduated from Harvard in 2012, spent a year abroad, then entered medical school!
Features Included
1
Essays
12
Schools
12
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Granite Bay, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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His room number 12 was starkly lit in the clean, white glow of the hospital, the man on the gurney reminding me of the solemn Native American chiefs of my history books. Our conversation began with his asking if I was Chinese—my bewilderment at the question was likely clear on my face. But he had a reason for the racial inquiry, for he had been to China, and all over the globe, in fact. I had discovered a traveling preacher,...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Extracurriculars at Harvard run the...
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What I’d change about my application process
18 Words
I would attempted to set...
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What set me apart from other applicants
21 Words
I was very well-rounded in terms...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
29 Words
I did not use a private counselor, but my...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
29 Words
Harvard may not be worth the prestige its name...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2330
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1570
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Hospital Volunteer

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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