Harvard Scea Chances
OK, I know that Harvard admissions is a crapshoot, but I'm dying to know my chances. Please also include advice on how I should present myself in my app. Thanks in advance!
Public High School (Highly ranked and recognized)
Living in Southern California
SAT I: 2330 (780V/ 770M/ 780W)
SAT II: 780 Biology 800 Math IIC 760 US Hist
5’s on 5 AP tests thus far (Euro, US, Bio, Lit, CompSci)
GPA: 4.7 (W) 3.9 (UW)
Rank: Top 5% (my school doesn’t rank). Otherwise I’d be at least top 5 out of ~350.
Taking the hardest classes in entire class
Taking seven additional AP’s as a senior
Varsity Water Polo
CIF and League ranked #1. Team captain, all-area team, Academic All-American.
CIF and League ranked #1. Prospective captain.
Key Club 9-12 (Council and President)
Science Club 9-12 (President, Treasurer)
National Honor Society 10-12
California Scholarship Federation 9-12
RESEARCH AND SCIENCE
Cancer Research Institute 9-10 (President)
Cancer Research Internship 11-12
Participated in AACR (American Association of Cancer Research) National Meeting in Anaheim 2005
Summer student at City of Hope National Research Center (8 hrs/day/3 months) for 2 years earnings:$3000
Bob Thompson Athlete Scholar Award
All-American Scholar Award (top ten water polo player in nation in terms of scholarship)
AP Scholar with Honors
Eagle Scout (with many other BSA awards)
- World Conservation Award
- SPL (prez), PL (board)
Piano for 12 years
Part time job tutoring dyslexic student in reading and math (Earnings : $1200)
Total volunteer hours: 400 (CHLA, BScouts, Key Club)
P.S. I’m sure I will have AMAZING recs and my essay should be pretty good as well. Thanks again everyone!