kathryngundersen
kathryngunders,
Harvard ‘17
B.A., English, , Psychology
I'm a current freshman studying English and Psychology at Harvard University with an interest in pursuing law. I love creative writing, and I spend my free time writing novels, short stories, and journalism pieces.
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
17
Scores
1
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Seaford, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
103 Words
Reaching a goal
Setting and achieving goals has always been hugely important to me, and I believe that the goals I've reached through my passion, writing, define me in a major way. For the past six consecutive years I've participated in National Novel Writing Month, an annual contest that challenges you to write a 50,000 word novel in a month, and won. This is a goal that requires a lot of commitment, balance, and time management, and it's important to keep going in order...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
71 Words
I sent in a supplemental essay about my creation and continued ownership of a website called hungergamesrpg.com. I began this website as an online role-play game for Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games series just after the first book came out when I was in eighth grade. The website has since grown to have nearly ten thousand members, and managing and maintaining it over the years has been extremely important to me.
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
76 Words
I know that many of you will have a focus in different subjects, but if you're close with an English teacher at all,...
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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
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, School Band, Marching Band, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, National Honor Society, French Club, Tutoring/Mentoring
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