jabc7783
jabc7783,
Harvard ‘17
B.A.
Features Included
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Essays
9
Schools
11
Scores
3
Advice
3
ECs
3
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  • University of British Columbia (British Columbia, Canada)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
543 Words
I interviewed with five schools (Stanford didn't offer interviews in my country) and had very different interviewers/experiences for each of them. From what I understand about admissions interviews, they only matter at the extremes. Because interviewers are often not official admissions personnel, their reviews of students can be quite erratic. As a result, they only really make a difference in the admissions process if the interviewer has a negative impression of the applicant. If you come across as a terrible person during face to face conversation, the college will not want you. But an interviewer who seems to love...
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My advice about getting recommenders
336 Words
Most schools only need two teacher recommendation letters plus a counsellor letter, but I actually asked three different teachers to write me letters and had the third one mailed in. I did this because I thought each recommendation offered a unique perspective on me as a student. One of my recommendations was from a teacher who had taught me in AP classes and also coached me in my main extracurricular. I had also travelled and spent a lot of time with her, so she knew my personality well. I thought that her letter could give the admissions office a good...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
222 Words
Harvard is a truly incredible place to go to school. It's very different than I expected - contrary to popular belief, not everyone here is a workaholic. In fact, the vast majority of people are not workaholics. Yes, they motivate themselves to get work done, but they relax, procrastinate, and have a lot of fun too. Not everyone at Harvard is a genius, but everyone is...
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High School Performance

High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Soccer, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, School Band, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

Application Additional Materials

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