superangie
superangie,
Harvard ‘19
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Women’s Studies
Accepted to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, Duke, Wellesley, Northwestern, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, and UC Irvine
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Background

Hometown Cypress, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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His intention was simple: to pay me a compliment. With a proud smile, he announced to the group, “Younwoo, you’re so tough, such a go getter. You’re...a bitch!” I knew his intention. Still, I was mortified - livid, even - that my lifelong mentor thought it appropriate to sum up all of my efforts and achievements into one offensive slur, a backhanded compliment at its finest. And try as I might, I could not move past my...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
369 Words
I interviewed with Harvard University, Yale University, Princeton University, Wellesley College, Duke University, the University of Pennsylvania, UC Berkeley, Northwestern University, Johns Hopkins University, and Brown University. Harvard, Wellesley, Duke, and Johns Hopkins' interviews were held at cafes; Brown, UC Berkeley, and Northwestern were at interview centers; Yale and Princeton were over the phone; and the University of Pennsylvania was over Skype. All of the interviewers asked what my interests are, why I applied to their school, my strengths and weaknesses, and my future plans. Before going into the interviews, I always researched beforehand of what I could about my...
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How to increase chances at my school
127 Words
Besides having a unique essay and extracurricular activities, make sure that your foundation is solid. By foundation, I mean your grades, test scores, and even generic extracurricular activities (community service clubs, marching band, sports, etc). The first...
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What set me apart from other applicants
199 Words
Essays and extracurriculars! Keep in mind that many, if not most, of the applicants to Harvard are valedictorians and top-score earners. So, excellent grades and test scores are not enough to gain admittance. Don't be afraid to take risks in your essays. For example, my first line in my Common App essay is: His intention was simple: to pay...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
101 Words
Unfortunately, I missed the deadlines for a lot of the major scholarships, like the Gates Millennium Scholarship and the Coca-Cola Scholarship. But, I applied to numerous smaller scholarships in...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
327 Words
Brilliant - Not going to lie, Harvard people are brilliant. During Visitas, I met simply amazing people there. There is a student in my year who was on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List. I also met many national and international olympiad awardees. Active - One of the most noticeable characteristics I perceived during my stay at Harvard was that all of the students were busy doing something. They were all very active in their newest research project, news journal, nonprofit, and whatever other activity they had. I absolutely loved this since I enjoy being productive. After all, being around productive people inspires...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHabitat for Humanity, Volunteer Coach, Debate Club/Team, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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