College Admissions Info

Harvard University, ‘17
BA, History, French Language and Literature, Literature

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Austin , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: SMU, UT Austin, Duke, Harvard, Alabama
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Russian

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2220
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
PSAT Scores:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance
Extracurricular Activities: School Choir, School Theater/Plays, French Club, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Younglife (Christian)
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:

College Application Essays

third culture kid (noun): 1. A person who has spent a significant part of his or her developmental years outside the parents' culture. 2. Someone who builds relationships to all of the cultures they were raised in, while not having full ownership in any. I never fully understood the meaning of this phrase until I moved back to the States four years ago. I knew the term referred to people like me, since I had grown up hearing it constantly. The only...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
643 Words
I didn’t want to go to Haiti. Who in their right minds would? It is a land filled mosquitoes, malaria, and debris from the recent earthquake, where violence is common and poverty runs rampant through the streets. I had seen images in the news of buildings reduced to rubble and bloody people sleeping on the streets. I was filled with sympathy for these people, but I was content enough to let the experts deal with the messy situation. So...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
414 Words
Prejudices are prevalent throughout our world. Prejudices based on appearance, behavior, and stereotypes are the kind people usually think about off the top of their head, and are definitely the most well known. But I think the prejudices that are the most widespread and fatal but fly under the radar are ones that relate to people’s ideas and beliefs. We as humans so easily believe that we are right and that others are wrong. Often we forget that opinions...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
490 Words
I remember the first time I saw her. Shoulder-length brown hair, black skirt, red flats, ready smile. Professional, yet friendly and open. I was so excited. She was the first real, official teacher I had ever had, since I was homeschooled up until then. Her name was Miss Amanda. The first day of sixth grade was a new beginning for all of us. A new school for English-speaking kids had just been started where we lived in Azerbaijan. There were...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Passionate, curious,...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
28 Words
Harvard, Princeton, and Duke--all very relaxed and comfortable....