College Admissions Info

avora97
avora97
Harvard University ‘19

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

From: Brooklyn , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Amherst, Binghamton, GWU, Harvard, NYU, Princeton
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi, Gujarati, Spanish

Test Scores

2310
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2310
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

3.90
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Student Activities Committee, South Asian Student Alliance, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

How many people would hand a knife to a seven-year-old and say, "Here, cut your apple"? Knives hurt, and in a child's hands, knives are a recipe for disaster. However, having a knife in my hand didn't worry me or make me feel as though I would cause trouble, because my mom was there to support me and guide me. As she watched over me, I grew more and more confident in my ability to chop my apple. As I...







College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
30 Words
For me personally, I would have procrastinated less on...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
40 Words
For the most part, the interviews toed the line between professional and...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
51 Words
During summer I would definitely recommend either finding a job or securing an internship with...





Post-college plans
81 Words
After college, I plan on going to graduate school. If you plan on going to grad school, during undergrad you should focus on how...





My advice about getting recommenders
86 Words
Pick a teacher (preferably from your junior year) who either loves you or whose class you excelled in. Either way, you are going to get a...