College Admissions Info

melissa3
melissa3
Harvard University, ‘19
BA, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I went to a public Texas high school where I mainly did policy debate along with some Latin and NHS. I'm attending Harvard University, and I'm looking to pursue a career in the civil service.
From: San Antonio , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Columbia, American, Georgetown, GWU, George Mason, UT Austin, UTDallas, UChicago, Rice
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2270
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2270
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Harvard: Anxiety before a competition, Study/travel abroad
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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Don't feel that you need a private admissions counselor to...





Why I ultimately chose my school
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I ultimately chose Harvard because I felt that it would allow me to both find a niche while challenging myself with new experiences, people, and courses. It's a new area for me (very urban) without being intimidating like New York City. It's academically challenging while still providing flexible...