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Harvard ‘17
B.A., Mathematics, , Political Science and Government
Harvard Class of 2017. Studying Mathematics or Government.
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Albany, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

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 Mathematics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
497 Words
Volunteer/public interest work
“So do you live with your mom or your dad?” was, for six-year-old Marquan Williams, a seemingly ordinary question to ask as he sat next to me at the worn spinet piano of the Albany Boys & Girls Club. For weeks, I prepared copies of sheet music and stacks of flashcards to help me open up the world of piano to my students. Yet in that moment, as I looked into Marquan’s curious, eager eyes, I saw the world that...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
514 Words
Although Albany stands as the capital city of New York State, it lacks the “downstate” culture and feel of the New York metropolitan area. And although I have lived in Albany for my entire life, I have always felt a certain connection to the cosmopolitan culture that this upstate city lacks. After all, I am only a first-generation Albanian, and the majority of my family still resides in the tri-state area. On my father’s side—Streit’s, the family...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
255 Words
Choose teachers with whom you are very close. Your recommendation letters should include aspects that admissions officers can't see in your GPA, essay, and extracurriculars. They should reflect who you are as a student in the classroom and should make an admissions counselor want you as a student in a college setting. I chose an English teacher and a physics teacher as the two teachers to write my recommendation letters. If possible, I would recommend choosing teachers...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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How to increase chances at my school
98 Words
Be well-rounded. All colleges describe their admissions processes as "holistic", meaning they take into account all aspects of an application. One thing is not more important than another. Good...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
115 Words
I knew that I wanted to go to college in a city, but I also wanted the campus and almost small-town feel of many colleges located outside of urban centers. Harvard, located in the small ...
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How I chose schools to apply to
129 Words
Although I only ended up applying to Harvard because I was accepted Early Action, I was planning to apply to several more schools. I decided that I wanted to be in a city, so almost all of the schools...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis, Basketball, Skiing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Volunteer Coach, School Choir, School Jazz / Orchestra, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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