College Admissions Info

Harvard University, ‘17
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

I am a kid who loves chasing his dreams.
From: Reading , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: GA Tech, Harvard, Penn State, Lehigh, BU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2250
Other SAT Scores:
PSAT Scores:

High School Performance

Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

To be honest, I have no recollection of the experience that would shape the rest of my life. Born three months premature, I was not supposed to live any longer than that first turbulent week. I was hastily baptized the same day I was born in fear that I would not last long enough to receive the rite under normal circumstances. The strong faith of my family and the incredible work of the nurses and doctors at the hospital helped...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
169 Words
Georgia Tech represents almost everything that I have been looking for in a university. Among other attributes, its combination of advanced research, a strong sense of school pride and community, and a global outlook helped to place it at the forefront of my college search. However, it was the discussion over the summer with a friend, Jesse, that pushed the school to the top of my list. She gave me a unique perspective of her experiences at GT during her...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
254 Words
As soon as I stepped outside of the Alumni Memorial Building during my recent tour I knew that I would have to rethink my previous impressions of the campus. My past exposure to Lehigh consisted of running around Goodman Campus in the Paul Short XC Invitational. Until my visit, I mistakenly thought that the entirety of Lehigh’s campus was built around the stadium, athletic fields, and parking lots with which I had become so familiar. Little did I know,...

College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
430 Words
When I arrived on campus a few short months ago, prepared to embark on a hike through the wilderness of Maine and later on an academic journey of even greater proportions, one of my greatest worries was the possibility that I might not find a group of people with whom I can truly bond. It generally takes me some time to fully open up to people I have just met, so I hoped that my peers on campus wouldn’t just brush me off as just another face in the crowd or only create a distant, superficial relationship. However, those...