College Admissions Info

mgomez
Harvard University ‘17

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Other Family Member
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Harvard
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2260
SAT
Highest SAT: 2260
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Black Student Union, Key Club, Library Volunteer, Spanish Club, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Where I’m from, if you speak even close to proper English, you “speak white.” If you correctly put a sentence together, use a subject, a predicate, and all its modifiers, you have transgressed a cultural boundary. If you elaborate on an issue using diction so colorful that it manages to raise the eyebrows of every person in the room, you have lost immediate racial connection to those around you and joined the ranks of the Caucasian majority. If you...







College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
119 Words
I had an online skype interview with an alumnus of the college. It was one of the most awkward interviews I've ever had. I honestly feel like all college interviews are inevitably awkward. I say this because they all ask the same questions and you give them all the same answers. There is no way that you feel that every...



My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
49 Words
I participated in athletics all 12 seasons of my high school career but I did not look to be recruited. When I got to college the extracurricular I wanted to try first was OBVIOUS to me. I joined the club volleyball team as soon as I was given the opportunity.

How to increase chances at my school
117 Words
In my college application I attached a resume of all the extracurriculars, awards, activities, and leadership positions I participated in or held. I would highly recommend this. Also, when choosing what to write about in your personal statement, avoid writing about something obvious in the other parts of your application. I did not write about being a good student and...