harisn
harisn,
Columbia ‘17
B.S., Computational and Applied Mathematics
Features Included
2
Essays
11
Schools
15
Scores
1
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Hastings-on-Hudson
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Greek

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
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Columbia University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Computational and Applied Mathematics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
588 Words
Role model/inspiration
My older brother has always been an influential figure for me, although his role has changed over the years. As a kid in elementary school, I idolized my brother. I wanted to be just like him growing up: play the same video games, tell the same jokes, study the same subjects, have the same success in school – I even hung around his friends when they came over. The books I would read, more often than not, came off my brother...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
239 Words
Columbia University is a place of familiarity for me. Having lived in both New York City and its suburbs, Columbia has been a sort of landmark for me in the city, since my very first Easter spent hunting eggs on the Barnard campus. Since then, I have also got a good sense of the academics at Columbia, mainly through the two semesters of the Science Honors Program that I participated in. I took Nanotechnology and Energy Use in a Modern...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
360 Words
I chose to apply to very selective colleges when I was a senior in high school, and this makes the question of what sets me apart very difficult. For these top tier schools, it requires more than just grades, extracurriculars and good essays. I think specifically it is very important to show a distinct focus in the school, as well as in some specific field or subject. For me, I have always been very interested in math and science and I worked to make this a central theme in my application. Many of my essays included statements of my interest...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2380
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, Academic Decathlon, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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