avery2018
avery2018,
Harvard ‘18
B.S., Economics
I am a rising sophomore at Harvard University.
Features Included
2
Essays
15
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Washington DC, District of Columbia
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
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)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Howard University (Washington, DC)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I live in a single-parent home, with my mother and little sister. My father died when was I as two years old, and it has been a struggle. I have never had a true, male role model in my life. It has been hard growing up without truly knowing how to be a man. Despite that, my mother and grandmother have been there to raise me. My mother tells me that she is my mother and father; that is true...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
514 Words
I believe that the most important issue facing young adults in Washington, D.C. is the STD/STI epidemic as well as the HIV/AIDS epidemic, because these health complications have impacted millions of people around the world, and it is only becoming more serious. It is very unfortunate to live in a world where these complications plague our neighborhoods, cities, states, countries, etch. This is exactly why I volunteer at Metro Teen AIDS, a non-profit organization in Washington, D...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
115 Words
Tired, ambitious, interesting, diverse, impressive. I say tired, because it is very rare that I meet classmates, who get quality sleep. Most of the semester is high-stressed, so there is not much time...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
117 Words
The Institute of Politics, also called the IOP, is arguably one of the largest groups on campus. I love the group, because of the various divisions. There are various policy groups if you are really...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
137 Words
The Harvard College Consulting Group, also known as HCCG, is a prestigious group on campus. If you are interested in consulting or business, this is the club for you. It is difficult to get into, but if you can get into...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
38 Words
Harvard is not as elitist as I once perceived. I saw...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
89 Words
Model UN/Model Congress: "The purpose of Harvard Intercollegiate Model United Nations is to provide information regarding international affairs, to promote a greater understanding of the United...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.41
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2400
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1600
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball (Recruited), Football

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAthletics Organization, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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