RishiB
RishiB,
Harvard ‘17
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, , Medicine
Harvard Class of 2017.
Features Included
3
Essays
3
Schools
8
Scores
7
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
45 Words
Issue of personal significance, Reaching a goal
I talked about the dichotomy between Locke/Hobbes and how that ties into my personal life, struggles and goals. My specific example was of how I saw the two side of humanity, good and evil, and the increasingly difficult job of discerning between the two.
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
981 Words
Osteoporosis affects millions of individuals, causing almost nine million fractures per year, or an osteoporotic fracture roughly every three seconds. Osteoporosis, or porous bone from the Greek osteo and poros, is the degradation of bone to the point where common activities can cause severe fractures. Although osteoporosis affects people around the world, by 2050 almost half of all osteoporotic fractures will take place in Asia. Many rural areas in Asia undertreat and do not sufficiently address the needs of osteoporotic patients,...
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Additional Essay Details
10 Words
Write something you are passionate about and well versed in!
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
245 Words
Make sure that the writer is someone you know very well, past a one year job or activity. This person should know you on a personal level to fully convince an admission officer that you deserve acceptance. One of the most important things of getting off the wait-list is to stand out from everyone else in the same exact position. Find something that you excel in and something that you constantly wrote about in...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
60 Words
Read some good books and be able to talk about them at some length. It is always good...
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How I chose schools to apply to
205 Words
When choosing a campus, it is imperative to get to know the current members of the community and see how you fit in with them. Have conversations with current students, locals of the city, and even restaurant patrons to get a true feel for a college. You should immediately recognize if a college is not meant for you. Make sure you don...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
52 Words
College is completely different and will change the activities you are currently involved in. College allows...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
254 Words
Make sure to do something you like in the field you are interested in, but don't feel limited to only that field, exploring other opportunities during summer activities. Try different internships, jobs etc. to give admission officers a holistic view of you as a candidate. Summer is truly the time to explore and see what you like to do. Don’t worry about colleges at this point because when you pursue something that you genuinely want...
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What set me apart from other applicants
73 Words
I was really passionate about bone and osteoporotic repair, setting my aside from the other candidates. I was not limited in one...
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My advice about getting recommenders
207 Words
When looking for a teacher to write you an application letter, look out for ones that know you on a personal level past your classroom attendance. This teacher should know about your life, the activities you’re involved in, and why you stand out from other students in his or her classroom. It is very common to get a teacher in a...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2210
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsFencing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Jazz / Orchestra, Chess, Student Council / Government
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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