College Admissions Info

williamg
williamg
Harvard University ‘19
BA, Political Science and Government, Pre-Medicine Studies, Romance Languages

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi! I am beginning my first year at Harvard and I would love to advise prospective students on how to not only get into Harvard, but all of the very competitive colleges nationwide.
From: Boston , Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, Georgetown, Notre Dame, UVA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

2300
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2300
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.48
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
646 Words
Approaching the colossus with hesitant steps, I peered under its lid, suspiciously examining the bronze coils beneath as if they would detach themselves from the golden crown and lash out at me. Reassured that I could proceed in relative safety, I shuffled over the stained floorboards, evading the giant’s legs and seamy underbelly. Sitting down on a raised bench, my hands fell randomly over its chilled ivory teeth, the warmth of my finger tips dragged out with each passing...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
615 Words
"What is one major global threat that you see and how would you work to combat it?" In this age of global terrorism, economic uncertainty, and rising military tensions, conditions have forced international leaders to adopt narrow purviews and conservative measures in an attempt to position their individual societies for longterm success. To their credit, few would argue that these leaders are mistaken in spending so much political capita on these issues, as these concerns are potentially fatal to either...









College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Driven, flexible,...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
10 Words
No private admissions...





What I’d change about my application process
16 Words
Try to get into a...





How to approach transferring schools
17 Words
Don't wait it out at...





What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
17 Words
I would push to decrease...