College Admissions Info

avery2018
avery2018
Harvard University ‘18
BS, Economics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

I am a rising sophomore at Harvard University.
From: Washington DC , District of Columbia
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Oxford, Yale, Princeton, UPenn, Brown, Stanford, Georgetown, Emory, UVA, Lafayette, Howard, GWU, Rochester, MIT
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2400
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2400
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High School Performance

4.41
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Baseball, Football
Extracurricular Activities: Athletics Organization, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl
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College Application Essays

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...













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...







College 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...





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...





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...





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...





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...