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EricaBear
EricaBear
Harvard University ‘17

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 6 advice topics

Student Background

Harvard student
From:
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action, Recruited for Sport
Accepted At: Harvard
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2300
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2300
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Fencing
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Volunteer Coach, Science Club/Team, Hospital Volunteer
Work:

College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
8 Words
the people...





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...





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...





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...





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...





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...