College Admissions Info

Harvey Mudd, ‘19
BS, Computer Programming, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Tokyo , Japan
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Harvey Mudd
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Japanese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2300
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Community Cleanup / Service, Yearbook, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Council / Government, School Choir, Choir, Debate Club/Team, Math Team, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl
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College Application Essays

637 Words
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...

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...

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...

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...

College 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...