SilverSprings
SilverSprings,
Yale ‘14
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
I am from Gaithersburg, MD interested molecular and cellular biology and philosophy
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Schools
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Gaithersburg, Maryland
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, Prefer Not to Share
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Applied for a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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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...
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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.
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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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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2390
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1600
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTable Tennis (Ping Pong)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesVolunteer Coach, Chinese Club, Philosophy Club
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Experience & Awards

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Volunteer Experiences
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