AndrewM
AndrewM,
Harvard ‘19
B.S., Public Policy Analysis, , Conservation and Environmental Studies
Harvard College student who loves both the sciences and the political sphere.
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
20
Scores
2
Advice
12
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Stockton, California
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Japanese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Public Policy Analysis

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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For the longest time there were two people waking up in my bed each morning, and neither one of them knew who I was. One boy dedicated his time to observe the remains of an assassin bug, a hugely impactful predator with a name fit for its voracious nature. The other boy spent his early mornings reading the newspaper. A devastating cyclone had just hit the people of Burma, a thuggish ruling junta was causing havoc in their lives, and...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
20 Words
The essay is an extended metaphor comparing my life's journey and future goals to the physical experiences of a glacier.
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Additional Essay Details
901 Words
In the middle of the hot, dry California Central Valley, I feel a little bit cold. Glaciers hold a special place in my heart, primarily due to their journey from a collection of unique, delicate snowflakes to unstoppable freight trains of ice. I’ve spent the past two years studying the types and formations associated with these dynamic, oversized ice cubes and hope some day, my life story will reflect that of my favorite erosive force. I formed in a...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
90 Words
It is extremely important to make whatever passion you may have, clear to the admissions officer reading your profile. So this basically means that you need to...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
105 Words
I ultimately chose Harvard because of the many doors that it can and already has opened for me in my life. The student body is the most unique in the country and...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details14 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Tennis, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesClean Ocean Beach Sweeps / River Cleanup, Film, Japanese Club, Key Club, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Rotary Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team, Volunteer Coach, Student Council / Government, Student Activities Committee, Political Campaign
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Experience & Awards

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