melissa3
melissa3,
Harvard ‘19
B.A., Political Science and Government
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.
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Essays
12
Schools
17
Scores
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Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown San Antonio, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • University of Texas - Dallas (Richardson, TX)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 1 more

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School Specific Advice

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General 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...
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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...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
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Test Scores

Highest SAT
2270
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, National Honor Society
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