williamg
williamg,
Harvard ‘19
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Pre-Medicine Studies, , Romance Languages
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.
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Essays
10
Schools
12
Scores
5
Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Boston, Massachusetts
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
646 Words
Challenged a belief
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...
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Driven, flexible,...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
10 Words
No private admissions...
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What I’d change about my application process
16 Words
Try to get into a...
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How to approach transferring schools
17 Words
Don't wait it out at...
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
17 Words
I would push to decrease...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.48
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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