College Admissions Info

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
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 are amazing/diverse, opportunities are incredible.

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 something, have something you're really interested in and motivated. also even if you're nervous, I accidentally insulted my interviewer and i still got in.

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...





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 and I hear it is not fun. At Harvard the grade INflation's not nearly as present as it's joked to be, but I will...



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 have been working with the Philip Brooks House Association. They have a lot of volunteer opportunities that are all pretty easy to join. But like any school...



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...