Jgarcia01
Jgarcia01,
Harvard ‘19
B.A., English
Hello there! I am a first gen Latino Harvard graduate from Los Angeles, California with a passion for real estate, fitness, and entertainment.
Features Included
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Essays
14
Schools
15
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
In 1997, two parents felt forced to break the established laws of two countries, Mexico and the United States, in search of a better life. Little did they know that with every sandy step to the Promised Land, they stirred up a storm in the 11 month old baby on the father's back. That baby would not know his native land, yet the new land would embrace him, maybe a little too fondly. As this baby grew older and older, he began...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Misconceptions I had about college before attending
22 Words
I thought that the Ivy league was...
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My advice about getting recommenders
24 Words
Pick teachers that can speak a lot...
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Why I recommend taking a gap year
30 Words
If you can afford it, take a gap year!...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.22
(equivalent to 3.99 unweighted)
Rank
Top 1%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

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

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Swimming/Diving, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic, Academic, Academic, Academic, Other Club/Activity
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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