College Admissions Info

abenabelieves
abenabelieves
Harvard University ‘19
Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I came to the US at the age of 6 and am going to be attending Harvard in the fall. I am passionate about community service, specifically youth homelessness. I plan to go to law school after college.
From: , Ghana
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Harvard
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Other Language(s) Spoken: Akan

Test Scores

2110
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2110
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball

College Application Essays

Personal Statement:
6 Words
Did not write a personal statement

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
16 Words
I wrote about the impact of making a short docmentary about youth homelessness in my town.

Additional Essay Details:
13 Words
It was about the importance of my cultural identity to who I am.

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
39 Words
For one, I included some poems that I had written. If you...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
35 Words
I had one provided by the Questbridge program, but found that...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
25 Words
I only interviewed with Harvard. It was a...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
33 Words
I am currently doing an internship in my desired field....





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
80 Words
One motivation for applying to Harvard was the fact that since my parents make less than 60 grand a year, I am receiving my education...