Sherry Gao
Sherry Gao,
Harvard ‘19
B.A., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
I am currently a sophomore at Harvard studying Chemical and Physical Biology. I have a passion for helping others, especially as it pertains to education.
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Essays
9
Schools
28
Scores
0
Advice
6
ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Little Rock, Arkansas
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Action
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Thump. That’s the twentieth time I’ve heard that sound today. What happened? I fell on my butt. Again. When I was eight, I was inspired by the movie Ice Princess to fall on my knees and begged for ice skating lessons. From the very moment when I took my first steps on the ice, I truly felt like a princess, and eight years later, I still feel the same way. The crisp atmosphere, the faint music of flashing...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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Mentoring a younger student
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details22 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, Beta Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

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