IanPower
IanPower,
Harvard ‘18
B.A., Sociology
Rising sophomore from the UK interested in Sociology and film!
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown London, United Kingdom
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Accepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Sociology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
523 Words
Art/acting/singing, International background
I was not apprehensive when I found out at age of six that we were moving to England. We had been to the country before to visit my father’s family, and I enjoyed staying in my grandparents’ rural farm cottage where I would ride their donkey and feed the ducks. The British and I spoke the same language and shared much of the same history. OK, there would be some culture shock, but surely life in the UK could...
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
164 Words
Getting wait listed can be demoralizing as you feel still in limbo, waiting to find out about your future while all your friends know. Also, chances are slim with so few students being taken off the wait list. After getting wait listed it is really important to demonstrate to...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
390 Words
Interviewing was a surprisingly stress-free process. I interviewed for all 5 schools I attended and I'll summarize briefly my experiences for each one. One think to note though is that interviews are not really consistent across schools, it will depend a lot on the style and personality of your interviewer. Harvard came to my high school as there were a lot of applicants from the school. The seating was rather formal and uncomfortable in the admissions office with my interviewer sitting behind a desk across me. I had about a half hour interview with a friendly man who asked the usual...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsWater Polo, Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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