TildeMountain
TildeMountain,
Harvard ‘
B.S., Mathematics, , Computer Science, , Language Studies and Linguistics
Features Included
0
Essays
6
Schools
10
Scores
6
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for in Mathematics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
71 Words
I made sure to highlight the things that made me me. There are plenty of people with similar grades and "standard"...
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Why I declined other schools
32 Words
Given my situation, Harvard was the best choice. Cornell and...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
61 Words
My main extracurricular here has been getting involved with the mountaineering club on campus. It's a really great...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
124 Words
I only interviewed for three schools, MIT, UChicago, and Harvard, and I'd rate how well I thought they went in the same order. My Harvard interviewer even suggested I apply somewhere else instead! My results, however, were...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
257 Words
Although there are a lot of national challenges with big rewards, look for the small local ones! Ultimately, you're more likely to get a decent amount of money by applying to a lot of smaller local awards rather than a lot of big ones, as they attract much more attention. By really focusing on a few and reworking all your existing essays for others, you'll definitely get a couple thousand (more if your area, unlike mine,...
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My advice about getting recommenders
143 Words
My recommendation letters were written by the teachers I got to know the most during high school-one math, one english. To figure out whom you should ask, first check the requirements for the schools to which you are applying, often they require some...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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