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harvardgirlw
harvardgirlw
Harvard University ‘17
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: New York , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, BU, Fordham, Carleton, Wesleyan
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese, Spanish

Test Scores

2340
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2340
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement:
491 Words
Although I really wanted it, I did not purchase the Crest Complete Multi-Benefit Extra White + Scope Dual-Blast toothpaste, because I did not have a coupon. I am a professional Tightwad. For as long as I can remember, I have held tightly to the principle that whatever my heart desires comes at some cost to my parents. Therefore, I try to save whenever I can. Although my family pokes fun at me for being so frugal, I believe these habits have...







Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
542 Words
“Register to vote! Register to vote! Register to vote!” I exclaim in my native Taishanese, then Cantonese, and hesitantly in clumsy Mandarin. I pause, clutching my clipboard, stretching my neck past the vibrant scarves next door to see the oncoming Chinatown traffic. I step towards an elderly man smilingly, but he gives me a disinterested glance and turns away before I can speak. People stream past me like water, eager to retain the flow in their day, perhaps irked by...









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