College Admissions Info

melpark
Harvard University, ‘19
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Temple, Fordham, Georgetown, UChicago, UPenn, Harvard, NYU
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2230
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
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High School Performance

4.29
GPA
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: French 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
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College Application Essays

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...









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...











College 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...