College Admissions Info

Jason Olah
Jason Olah
Harvard University, ‘20
BS, Business Administration and Management, Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I was admitted to Harvard's class of 2019, but am taking a gap year to explore other opportunities.
From: Burbank , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: CSUN, Cal Poly, Cal Poly Pomona, UC Davis, UCSD, UC Berkeley, UCLA, USC, Northwestern, Cornell, UChicago
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2240
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Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis, Swimming/Diving
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family background
654 Words
"I hate you so much." I could hear the bitter remarks that were being thrown from my parents at each other, dwindling in the distance as I ran to the nearest room and cupped my ears to escape the reality of my situation. My autistic brother also covered his ears with an expression of fear. Tears were running down his face and he started to whimper. I could not imagine what was going through his 4-year old mind, so I...

Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
559 Words
March 20, 2011 was judgment day for many people, including myself. Approximately twenty four thousand brave souls were in attendance. Of those intrepid souls, my dad and I were smack-dab in the middle of the pool of applicants. People of different skin color, height, age, gender, physique, culture, and different walks of life surrounded us; they engulfed us. Every single person was shivering and trying to keep their blood flowing by stretching, jumping, and jogging in pace, including my dad and me....

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
117 Words
While getting letters of recommendations do not play a huge part in the application process, you still should acquire recommendations that are good and unique. To do so, try to ask two of your teachers...