melpark,
Harvard ‘19
B.A.
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
7
Scores
1
Advice
12
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
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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

More Essays

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At age five I fell on a rose bush at my aunt's wedding, resulting in an oval-shaped wound on my left knee. Though my father tended to the bruise, my first scar upset me: I viewed it as a burden that would forever plague my leg. Today, however, I embrace each unique scar, for in attaining each one, I grew wiser. Each one has a story that is a part of who I am. I have accumulated numerous scars, chiefly...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
722 Words
Doll houses were my favorite childhood toy. Each set consisted of an elaborate home, a mother, a father, a daughter, and her siblings. My reality, beginning after first grade, consisted of two-fifths of that formula: my father and I living in my grandmother’s former rental property. His single parent income could not tolerate a lavish abode, the Philadelphia Department of Human Services removed my siblings and me from my mother’s care when I was in kindergarten, and my...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
75 Words
Do not worry if you do not visit a school before you apply, especially a selective one. Accepted students' weekends are the best...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.29
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFrench Club, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Culinary, Green Club, Library Volunteer, Math Team, National Honor Society, Key Club, Student Activities Committee

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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