Sample Admissions Essays accepted by Harvard - Erratic Impact

I was so sure when I applied to colleges that no one was actually reading my essay all the way through, but after meeting my Harvard admissions officer in person, I have no doubt he read every single word–including that typo in the third-to-last line!

The reality of your admissions process is that, whether you’re a rising senior already working on your application materials or a new high-schooler looking to start preparing, you’re going to have questions. Obviously these three I’ve chosen to answer for you are just the beginning of what you might wonder about life as an undergraduate here at Harvard–and that’s why we’re here to help. Check us out and get in touch at .

Admissions Hero discusses how to tackle the optional Harvard Supplement Essay
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I thought of the Common App essay as my chance to have a voice in the committee room when [fill in college-of-choice here]’s admissions officers sat down to decide my fate–and that made a blank Word document utterly terrifying. I mean, what do you say to convince someone to let you into Harvard?

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Nov 13, 2016 - A Harvard graduate shared her powerful admissions essay on bullying.
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For Kenworthy, nailing his admissions essay was also important. After he was deferred from early action at Harvard, he felt compelled to change his essay topic. He worked with a mentor — a junior at Duke University majoring in biochemical engineering — to improve his essay.