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Sherry Gao
Sherry Gao
Harvard University, ‘19
BA, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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.
From: Little Rock , Arkansas
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Yale, MIT, Vanderbilt
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

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

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, Beta Club, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

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...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
4 Words
Mentoring a younger student

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