ehall96
ehall96,
Harvard
B.A., Political Science and Government
Government concentrator at Harvard College. Happy to help with applications, essays, and interview prep.
Features Included
1
Essays
10
Schools
13
Scores
3
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Clinton, Connecticut
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
Class of2018
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Catalan

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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From the time I was born, it seems, I have loved the water. Somewhere there is a photo of me at eighteen months wearing a wetsuit and mask, watching my grandfather’s scuba class. For many, the surface of the ocean is an end; it is merely a shallow mirror of the earth and sky. For me, the surface of the ocean is a beginning: the entrance to another world where light can only reach so far and people have...
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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
27 Words
Set deadlines for yourself that are way ahead...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
100 Words
I knew going in that I wasn’t comfortable taking out significant loans. I think you should think critically about your own financial situation and talk to your parents before...
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My advice about getting recommenders
66 Words
Think about courses where you got positive feedback from your teachers. Did your English teacher have high praise for an...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.33
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2360
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsGolf

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Community Cleanup / Service, Key Club, National Honor Society, Volunteer Coach, Tutoring/Mentoring, Political Campaign
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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