EricaBear
EricaBear,
Harvard ‘17
B.S.
Harvard student
Features Included
0
Essays
1
Schools
6
Scores
6
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action, Recruited for Sport
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

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Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
8 Words
the people...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
35 Words
in the interview they're looking to see if you're passionate about...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
241 Words
I liked the energy on campus when I visited. I felt comfortable here, and felt like I would be super motivated. The people were great, and the "harvard stereotype" was not at all true. Now that I'm here, I love the history of this place and the insane variety of people. In classes, it's amazing to learn amongst people who are all passionate about something and you know are all BRILLIANT at...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
120 Words
I was between Harvard and Princeton. I chose Harvard because it didn't like the feel of Princeton. It felt too preppy when I visited. And the grade deflation was a major turn off. It is real...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
109 Words
I was pretty lazy about extra curriculars in high school, but I am working to change that in college. There are a million things to join at Harvard. If you like volunteering, I...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
376 Words
Also, I liked the energy on campus when I visited. I felt comfortable here, and felt like I would be super motivated. The people were great, and the "harvard stereotype" was not at all true. Now that I'm here, I love the history of this place and the insane variety of people. In classes, it's amazing to learn amongst people who are all passionate about something and you know are all BRILLIANT at something. And they're all so humble about it, so you can't even tell how insanely accomplished/cool they are at first. Professors are incredible and mind-blowingly esteemed...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsFencing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Volunteer Coach, Science Club/Team, Hospital Volunteer

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences

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