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SilverSprings
SilverSprings
Yale University, ‘14
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays

Student Background

I am from Gaithersburg, MD interested molecular and cellular biology and philosophy
From: Gaithersburg , Maryland
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2390
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2390
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.40
GPA
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Table Tennis (Ping Pong)
Extracurricular Activities: Volunteer Coach, Chinese Club, Philosophy Club
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College Application Essays

As the summer began, my mind buzzed with excitement and anxiety as I prepared for my internship. I worried over what to bring, printing out pages upon pages of scientific papers and stuffing them into my bag, just in case. I frantically reviewed my class notes, trying to recall every last bit of information I had learned in Genetics class. Amidst the frenzy of nerves and knowledge, little thought was given to a small but significant part of my day...











Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
78 Words
The scientist within me yearns to study at Yale, where I can conduct research with world-renowned faculty, placing myself at the forefront of science through the YSER program. However, Yale appeals to more than just my passion for science, offering an excellent liberal arts education, a unique residential college system, and a diverse and lively community of scholars. At Yale, I can realize my dream of becoming a scientist, while finding intellectual and social vitality along the way.

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
502 Words
I nervously entered the classroom, unsure of what to expect. The posters in the hallway had advertised “Philosophy Club: Wednesdays at 3:00 in Room 312.” Intrigued, I decided to attend. It was my first year of high school, and I was eager to try new things. The hour that followed was life-changing. With the desks arranged in a circle, a small but lively group of students debated religion, ethics, and the nature of existence. Spurred by an excerpt on Ayn Rand’s...







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