Harvard prospective students

Learn about Harvard from peers and alumni
23
PINNED POST
6 months ago
Discussion

Introducing Elias - Harvard 2017 Grad

Welcome to the Harvard prospective student community 🎉 This is a place for students hoping to learn more about Harvard and connect with other potential applicants.

@EliasMiller graduated from Harva

23
3
0
7 days ago
Question

International student considering Harvard

Hi. I am international student and am doing a gap year. Planning on university next fall. I am currently considering Harvard in my applications but I've been told it is a, lets say, book only or study

0
1
0
8 days ago
Question

Should I submit my Sat score

I got a 1450 Sat score(96 percentile globally) with a 740 in maths and 710 in EBRW. Should I submit my Sat score to colleges like Harvard?

Ps. I plan to major in Electrical engineering.

0
2
0
8 days ago
Question

I want to major in Neuroscience but what can I use as my spike?

I am currently a Junior in High school, I have a strong course load, but I don't have an extracurricular that I have done that can stand me out. I have tried volunteering at hospitals and applying for

0
2
1
26 days ago
Question

What is the Astro program like at Harvard?

Currently, I am a junior in high school wanting to apply to Harvard next year! I will be wanting to major in Astrophysics and was just wondering what the program is like!

What prior knowledge do you

1
2
0
a month ago
Question

Are there great Computer Science courses in Harvard.. or just MIT and tech colleges?

Help! Are there great Computer Science courses at Harvard.. or just MIT and tech colleges?

0
1
1
a month ago
Question

Since I come from a small town, can I still get accepted to Harvard?

I am going to be going into 10th grade. I love doing band and choir. I am 5th top of my classes and last year i got mostly A's besides 1 B. I am on the school newspaper hoping to become editor and am

1
1
2
a month ago
Question

REA and EA

If I will apply for REA(restricted early action) at Harvard University, can't I apply for EA(Early action) at any other university at the same time?

2
4
4
🎉 First post
a month ago
Question

How can I get into Harvard as an international student with a fully funded scholarship

I'm an international student in my 11th grade with perfect grades and my aim is to get into Harvard University as soon as I graduate from high school the problem is my family can't assist me on this w

4
2
0
a month ago
Question

What's the computer science and engineering programs like at Harvard?

Basically the question above. I've heard mixed answers from different sources online stating Harvard's rank as #16, #5, and more for computer science. All varies. I would like to know some more accura

0
1
0
🎉 First post
a month ago
Question

SAT and essay

Hey! I am thinking of applying to 6 need blind US colleges including Harvard. I wanted to ask what sat score should I aim for?. I have not started working on Common app essays and supplements. I am ve

0
4
1
🎉 First post
a month ago
Question

Can I get İn Harvard with not so strong extracurriculars?

I am an international student. I did lots of projects and I was the president of the theater club in my school. But because of the covid, there are still big absences in my extracurriculars. I didn’t

1
2
0
🎉 First post
a month ago
Question

Spike for Computer Science

I am a rising sophomore. I haven't done any extracurriculars. I was going to apply to harvard for computer Science. What could be a spike for computer science? Which are some tier 1 computer science a

0
1
2
🎉 First post
2 months ago
Question

Is there anyone who got one 4 and other 5s in AP exams who got into Harvard?

High school student from India.

2
4
1
🎉 First post
2 months ago
Question

International students from casual public school.

Hi!

I'm an international student from Russia. I am from a very average russian school, do I even have chances to get into Harvard? Every person that got into Harvard seems to attend some internation

1
2
0
2 months ago
Question

What is considered a 'good' IB score (out of 45) in regards to admissions into Harvard?

I'm currently an estimated IB 39/40 but I think I can stretch it to become a IB 42/43.

0
1
1
🎉 First post
2 months ago
Question

Unweighted GPA is 3.8, international student, all IB school. Can I still get into Harvard?

I'm an international student in Australia from an Asian country (meaning I'm studying internationally right now in Australia).

I graduate this year. I take all IB courses, with a unweighted GPA of ar

1
1
2
🎉 First post
2 months ago
Question

What are the requirements for international students to apply at Harvard?

I've been dreaming about studying in Harvard but, I'm still a bit confused about what should I prepare and what should I put in my essays. I'm from Indonesia and the curriculum in here and USA is very

2
5
1
🎉 First post
2 months ago
Question

.

.

1
5
0
🎉 First post
2 months ago
Question

When to submit admission application?

The common app is still showing:-

NOV 2020 DEADLINE HAS PASSED!

When will the admission form submission period begin in 2021? I want to apply for the session from 2022.

0
3
-1
🎉 First post
3 months ago
Question

What type of students do Harvard need?

I am a student from India and have completed my high school from a very average high school and I don't have any extracurricular activies or awards due to this pandemic, all my extracurricular plans g

-1
6
Displaying questions 1-20 of 74 total

Community Guidelines

To keep this community safe and supportive:

  1. Be kind and respectful!
  2. Keep posts relevant to college admissions and high school.
  3. Don’t ask “chance-me” questions. Use CollegeVine’s chancing instead!