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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 Harva...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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

High school student from India.

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11 days ago
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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...

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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.

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14 days ago
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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...

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24 days ago
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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...

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25 days ago
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27 days ago
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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.

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2 months ago
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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...

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My school cancelled a LOT of things due to COVID-19 in 2020-21, what shoul I do?

Due to COVID-19 regulations in Brazil, my school had to cancel most ECs and Competitions in both 2020 and 2021. Even though I kept doing my out of school ECs, I'm worried that my profile won't have en...

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how do international students apply for Harvard?

Hi, I live in Europe and am wondering how I could apply for Harvard?

I'm currently in my sophomore year of high school, and I really want to apply for Harvard when I'm in my Senior year. Could someo...

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2 months ago
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how to handle finance

can a student with poor background

enroll into harvard?

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Essay

Hello, I am about to start writing the common app essay prompt #1. I actually have two main passions and I am confused about which one to choose. I have passion for teaching and also invention. I just...

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3 months ago
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I have B's. Can I still get into Harvard?

During my high school career I have managed to accumulate one B in one semester every year 9th-11th grade. Can I still get in Harvard with this GPA of 3.85-3.9 and an ACT of 35?

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How to get accepted into Harvard with an A- in the 2nd semester of my freshman year of high school

During my freshman year, about all of my classes were the highest grade possible; however, I received an A- during my second semester in a mathematics course called Advanced Geometry. I was unmotivate...

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do I have a chance at Harvard with a 4.08 GPA and strong extracurricular. What else would I need?

I would like to go to Harvard business school

I would be applying for financial aid

I live out of state

What should I do to boost my chances?

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How can I improve my gpa from a 3.5 to Harvard average gpa?

Hi, I am a sophomore and my freshman year was a lot harder so my GPA was pretty low, but I spent most of my Sophomore trying to improve my GPA and it was moved up to 3.5, but I don't think this would...

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3 months ago
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Extra curricular spikes?

the main query is about extracurricular spikes.

so far I have done.

. National service scheme under this program we've done relief funds, covid helpline and other social works like "SAFE DRIVE SAVE L...

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