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Harvey Mudd ‘19
B.S., Computer Programming, , Computer Science
Features Included
4
Essays
1
Schools
14
Scores
1
Advice
10
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Tokyo, Japan
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Japanese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)
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Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Programming

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
637 Words
Challenged a belief, Overcoming personal struggle
I had many enemies as a child. Spiders, nail clippers, eye drops - such were the demons that set out to ruin my life. But none - not one single thing - did I despise as much as I did vegetables. My hatred toward vegetables wasn't the shallow, momentary fear of a child, nor was it a short-lived attempt to be rebellious. It lasted over a decade: 11 long years that resulted in both the deterioration of my health and a...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
507 Words
"I don't want to be just one thing." Tobias Eaton's declaration rings clear and defiant in Veronica Roth's bestseller, Divergent. However, though spoken by a rebellious, fictional character from a dystopian fantasy novel, these words hold real meaning. Growing up, I've admired my father for his knowledge: not only its depth, but also its breadth. While we stargazed, he would teach me about the mythology of constellations or the physics of light particles. While we hiked, he would explain the...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
591 Words
PROMPT: Choice 1: “Scientific research is human endeavor. The choices of topics that we research are based on our biases, our beliefs, and what we bring: our cultures and our families. The kinds of problems that people put their talents to solving depends on their values.” - Dr. Clifton Poodry - How has your own background influenced the type s of problems you want to solve? ************************************************************ "I hate Japan." My mother's face twitches slightly as she represses a scowl. She's been...
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Additional Essay Details
497 Words
I guess the first step to my essay process was simply coming up with the topics - as anyone would. However, in my case, I was so keen to be different: to stand out. I wanted to be funny, I wanted to be dramatic, I wanted to be heartwrenching and emotional. I wanted to be everything that I saw in those "incredible Ivy League essays" and yet, I wanted to be different. It took me a long while to realise...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
232 Words
I'll be entirely honest - at first, my top choice was Stanford University. It had always been my "dream school", and with its grand campus and even grander reputation, it was fitting. On top of that, with my confidence in my test results and essays, I was all set to apply to their Early Admission pool. And yet, some 3 weeks before the Early Admission deadline, I decided to...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.46
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, Community Cleanup / Service, Yearbook, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Council / Government, School Choir, Choir, Debate Club/Team, Math Team, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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