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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 Harvard in …

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I submitted my resume as a supplemental document, and noticed some formatting errors afterwards. Will this affect me?

I submitted my resume as a supplemental document and noticed that the formatting was off. All of the information was clear but I’m worried that the formatting errors will make me look unprofessional. …

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19 days ago
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Any interviews yet?

Hello! I am an international student from India, and I have REA'd Harvard. Has anyone intl received interviews yet?? Let me know. Thanks!

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24 days ago
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Does Harvard care more about PSAT/SAT scores or your Transcript?

When applying to prestigious colleges like Harvard do they care more about PSAT/SAT scores or the Transcript?

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a month ago
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Is the Harvard CS50 course a good extracurricular?

I haven’t yet complete it but if I do end up finishing it, would it be a good extracurricular to put on my application or is it not a strong or useful to mention extracurricular?

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2 months ago
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Additional Essay prompt

I want to write an additional essay in my Harvard application. I'm struggling with which prompt to choose. I want to tell them how I came to love the stream in which I would like to major from harvard …

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3 months ago
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Does Harvard care about your PSAT score, and how do I motivate myself to study for it?

I'm a sophmore in highschool, and I'm quite unsure on whether schools like Harvard look at your PSAT score and if we fail are we able to retake it? Also how should I motivate myself to study for it? E …

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3 months ago
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My SAT math score was TERRIBLE, do I still have a chance at getting into Harvard?

I took the SAT in June and got a 1320. My reading & writing score was 720, which is decent, but I ended up getting 600 on the math section because I had a medical issue that occurred during the math s …

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3 months ago
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Does Harvard accept GED?

Due to the political situations of Myanmar, students aren't secured to go to in-person schools. I'm currently taking GED classes that provided by an American-accredited online school. Moreover, I'm al …

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3 months ago
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at which precollege summer program should I apply as international student for free?

studying in 11 grade and want tom add smt to my extracurriculars, can you advice me something else to improve my extracurricular activities

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3 months ago
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Please what safety schools do I apply to that give full ride scholarships

List of schools and if you can guide me through the process of applying for financial aid for Nigerians

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4 months ago
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I am from a country that has a very different educational system

Hello. Does anybody know what should I do because we don t have GPA in Romania, we grade with numbers from 1-10. My average so far is between 9.8-9.9. Is there a site that tells what this means in GPA …

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4 months ago
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What can I add to make my application standout?

Hi, I'm currently moving into high school junior and would just like to know about what can I add into my application to make it standout for Harvard and top tier colleges.

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1. 4.0 unweighted …

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4 months ago
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Advice for homeschoolers?

Hello, I am an Asian homeschooler from Nebraska who is interested in applying for Harvard University. I am also going to be entering my senior year of high school. Due to my background, it's been diff …

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6 months ago
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What can I add to my application?

Hi! Rising junior here. Mainly I just want to know what I can do to make my application stand out in the next year or so.

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- 3.8 unweighted GPA at one of the top 20 best private schools in t …

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6 months ago
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What's the importance of a Olympiad in application?

I got some medals in NSO and Space Olympiads.

In NSO I got a gold in a class of 65 and in Space Olympiad I got a gold in the whole school in class 5th. What's the value of these medals or I should aim …

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6 months ago
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Is it better to take Multi Variable Calculus in college or AP Stat?

When i am in senior year, Multi Variable Calculus is the highest you can go if you are taking the Calculus Path. Its in a few years, but I want advice which is better, the Multivariable Calculus(After …

 
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7 months ago
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I’m a 7th grader and I want to know what I can do now to help my chances of getting into Harvard

I’m a 7th grader, and I already know that I want to become a psychologist when I get older. I want to get into Harvard, but I know that’s very difficult. I want to know what I can do now, so that I’l …

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7 months ago
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So my GPA dropped from a 4.1 to a 3.2 am I still in for consideration

So basically my 10th grade GPA was 4.1 but in my 11th Grade it dropped down to a 3.2 i had my reasons and i didn't give my 9th grade finals as I broke my finger but my EC are fairly decent so do i sti …

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7 months ago
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Good Extra-Curricular Activities?

I'm a sophomore who wants to attend Harvard. I know Harvard isn't only looking for people with high gpas and that I need a good list of extra curricular activities and accomplishments to make it in, a …

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