College Admissions Info

Harvard University, ‘19
BS, Public Policy Analysis, Conservation and Environmental Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Harvard College student who loves both the sciences and the political sphere.
From: Stockton , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, Pacific, Georgetown, Harvard
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Japanese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Tennis, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Clean 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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College Application Essays

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...

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.

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...

College 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...

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...