Nico Tuccillo
Nico Tuccillo,
Harvard ‘19
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
My name is Nico, and I am a student at Harvard University!
Features Included
2
Essays
14
Schools
12
Scores
2
Advice
7
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Canton, Connecticut
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, Portuguese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
  • Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • University of Colorado - Boulder (Boulder, CO)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

How to increase chances at my school
129 Words
To get into Harvard, you have to be above average. I heard this said all the time before I came here, but it really is true -- everyone I've met here is above average. The secret, however, is that...
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More Essays

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Personal Statement
655 Words
Place you’re content
A Room Without A Door Continents away from the mythical, Tibetan paradise of Shangri-La sits the small room within which I found the utopia of my childhood. Existing now only in memories, it remains a faithful companion. Its remoteness once rivaled the Himalayas but instead of snowy peaks, gentle dunes and pastures protected its treasures. For along the coastal Uruguayan countryside, in a dirt-paved village named Shangrila, there stood a modest house that teemed with the branches of my family...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
578 Words
This is my Harvard essay: Spices and Eggplant Crescent moons beamed as hijabs and "western" suits struck a cosmopolitan harmony. I couldn't believe where I was: fourteen and countless shores from New England. Yet, there I sat, amid Baku's bustle, figuring out how to avoid another bite of eggplant. I'd politely take a few more forkfuls, of course, but my mind had started to wander. I wasn't sure if it was because of the eggplant or in spite of it....
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
114 Words
It is my experience that, especially at my college, students are expected to not only know what they want to do when out of college, but what they want to do while at college....
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.48
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2150
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Track & Field, Lacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBook Buddies, Choir, Community Cleanup / Service, Gay/Straight Alliance, Model Congress / Model UN, School Jazz / Orchestra, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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