Nash
Nash,
Harvard ‘19
B.S.
I'm a Brooklyn Tech graduate at Cambridge, studying at Harvard!
Features Included
6
Essays
17
Schools
20
Scores
4
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Jamaica, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Bengali

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Cooper Union (New York, NY)
  • Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)
  • California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ)
  • Hunter College - CUNY (New York, NY)
  • City College - CUNY (New York, NY)
  • Adelphi University  (Garden City, NY)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • Baruch College - CUNY (New York, NY)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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"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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
20 Words
There's no hierarchy of extracurricular activities...
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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...
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Post-college plans
26 Words
I'm planning to get a masters in a...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
20 Words
Harvard is the quintessential institution of...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.3
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2280
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Cancer Society, Beta Club, Key Club, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Science Club/Team, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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