College Admissions Info

archor
archor
Harvard University ‘18
BA,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

Australian Rower interested in Business and Finance
From: Sydney , Australia
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Early Action, Recruited for Sport
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Harvard
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2170
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

3.40
GPA
Bottom Half
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Rowing (Crew), Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Photography / Film
How Spent Summers:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Athletic achievement
627 Words
The Varsity race at the Annual Regatta is the pinnacle of schoolboy rowing in my area, encompassing a group of schools that produce some of the fastest schoolboy rowing crews in the country. It was first contested in the 1874 and has run every year since, other than during the Second World War, usually attracting around 15,000 spectators. After a lean period my school has recently been experiencing a patch of good form, placing in the top 3 in four of the last...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
1010 Words
I started sailing when I was about 5 years old. I’d get nervous about going on the water if it was even slightly windy, which with hindsight wasn’t a great quality for a sailor to have. Nonetheless, some of the old hands of the sailing club would talk me into going on the water, and at the end of the day I would come back in happy and smiling. As I developed as a sailor I started traveling with...















College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
60 Words
My interview at Harvard was after 24 hours of flying when jet lag meant I thought it was 3am....





What set me apart from other applicants
49 Words
I had a recommendation from a coach so that meant that I was much more...





Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
136 Words
By reaching out to the Harvard rowing coach I was able to get supported in my application, as well as the coach helping me with writing the application itself. In addition to this, the coach invited me on an Official Visit...





How I chose schools to apply to
43 Words
I chose to apply to Harvard, and to strongly consider Yale and Princeton,...





My favorite course thus far, and why
53 Words
I really enjoyed a course called Natural Disasters. The content was very interesting, looking at a...