Top 5 Successful Harvard Essays
These college essays are from students who got accepted at Harvard University. Use them to get inspiration for your own essays and knock the socks off those admissions officers!
Violent staccatos of the jackhammer coupled with rhythmic pounding of nails and muffled obscenities comprise the symphony of the construction site that has been my father’s accompaniment more than half of his life. While initially a position as a laborer seemed appealing to a junior in high sc...Read more
"Place yourself in the middle of the stream of power and wisdom which
animates all whom it floats, and you are without effort impelled to
truth, to right and a perfect contentment." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson,
As a transcendentalist, Emerson found inspiration in places where "the
At the corner of each eye lie little crinkle lines, tip-offs to her mood: they might be laughing, or exhausted, or some days furious and fed up with people. If she’s worried about her own affairs she tries to hide it, but rarely can. She never hides her anger, her glee, or her fierce, well-deserved ...Read more
I am a recent immigrant from Ethiopia who strives everyday to fulfill her dream of becoming a doctor. I want to be a cardiologist, so that I can help people and educate future Ethiopian doctors. My grandmother’s health issues inspired me to want to study medicine and work toward curing disease...Read more
I was in 9th grade the first time I stumbled upon a copy of What caught my eye was its trademark title: white type, red highlight, a connotation that stories of great consequence lay beneath. Such bold lettering gave me a moment’s pause, and I was prompted to leaf through its glossy pages...Read more
About Harvard University
Harvard University, sometimes simply refer to as Harvard, is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Its history, influence and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
Established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature and soon therea...Read more
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