nygirl3711
nygirl3711,
Harvard ‘17
B.A., English
Harvard freshman interested in the humanities.
Features Included
2
Essays
4
Schools
16
Scores
7
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 3 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
1083 Words
Death of a loved one
Quiet Skin Standing there in that dark hospital room, it was just me. I was the only live soul in the room; I said my last goodbye. There were so many goodbyes up until that point, goodbyes that included mutual tears and soothing lines on his part. He would tell me that even if he was gone, I would always be able to hear his voice inside of my head. For a year, I had thought about what I would...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
9 Words
Essay about why I wanted to go to Harvard.
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
131 Words
If you're interested in research, definitely find a mentor who will allow you to work at their lab. I did research at a well-known chemistry lab the summer between junior and senior year. This showed incentive on my part,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
63 Words
I visited all different kinds of schools: big schools, small schools, liberal arts schools, or research universities. This gave...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
61 Words
I initially wanted a school that would be located in a more rural area. However, when I got...
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What set me apart from other applicants
118 Words
I think my writing definitely set me apart from other applicants. After I got into Harvard, the admissions counselor who read my application reached out to me and told me that a large part of...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
93 Words
Harvard is early action, so it does not restrict you from applying to other schools after you are accepted. I initially believed that I would apply to other...
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What I’d change about my application process
116 Words
The application process made me very anxious. I didn't think I would get into my top schools and spent way too much time worrying about it. I think that if you have good SAT scores...
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My advice about getting recommenders
48 Words
My English teacher of three years and my AP Biology teacher wrote my recommendations....
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2110
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Model Congress / Model UN

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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