College Admissions Info

Nash
Nash
Harvard University ‘19

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a Brooklyn Tech graduate at Cambridge, studying at Harvard!
From: Jamaica , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, UPenn, Dartmouth, Cooper Union, Harvey Mudd, CalTech, BU, Stevens, Hunter, CUNY City, Adelphi, Stony Brook, Baruch, Binghamton
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Bengali

Test Scores

2280
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
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High School Performance

4.30
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: American Cancer Society, Beta Club, Key Club, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Science Club/Team, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative
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College Application Essays

"While I was reading How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas Foster over the summer, I came across a chapter titled “Marked for Greatness.” It explained that a physical flaw on a character had a deeper meaning, making them extraordinary. This idea resonated with me. As an individual who suffered from a physical limitation, I became curious about the truth of the idea. . . . Although, I didn’t transform into the best walker, I gained a sense of freedom...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
258 Words
For my "Why Columbia," I wrote about my experience attending one of their open houses and being part of the Columbia Science Honors Program. Additionally, since I lived near New York City, I often traveled to Columbia since a lot of cool events take place there so I also mentioned how Columbia's campus was always full of life. For my "Why Yale" and "Why Princeton," these essays came naturally since I used their database and library to advance my research...





Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
143 Words
Caltech, another school I was accepted into, had a supplemental that asked to describe a weird hobby. It was hard at first because I had no idea what to write, but then I realized it could be anything as long as it was true so I talked about how I play minesweeper occasionally. I remember when I submitted, I thought it was the weakest supplement for that school, but when I got accepted, the admission officer actually wrote me a...



Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
419 Words
A lot of schools love to ask this, especially with schools trying to diversify (they're not even being subtle anymore). Again, this question caused a lot of discomfort for me because what was meant by diversity? Is being a minority diverse? Is being an engineering student at a liberal arts college diversity? Is having a low SAT score being diversity - I mean I would be one of kind going to a place like Yale with 1600/2400? For me, this question...







Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
296 Words
Members of the Caltech community live, learn, and work within an Honor System with one simple guideline; 'No member shall take unfair advantage of any other member of the Caltech community.' While seemingly simple, questions of ethics, honesty and integrity are sometimes puzzling. Share a difficult situation that has challenged you. What was your response, and how did you arrive at a solution? (200 word max) As a team captain, I have to put the welfare of the team before...





Additional Essay Details:
931 Words
A good portion of the time, applicants want to know what to do to make a successful college essay. The answer is numerous; there's so much you can do and write about. That's why instead, I would to like to share the things you SHOULD NOT being do if you want to succeed in writing a college essay. I gather all the advice I read, heard, and shared over senior year into to collection below. Pay heed to what is...













College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
20 Words
There's no hierarchy of extracurricular activities...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
43 Words
I used to think Harvard University was full of stuck-up people which almost...





Post-college plans
26 Words
I'm planning to get a masters in a...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
20 Words
Harvard is the quintessential institution of...