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Yale University, ‘17
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Lawrence , Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Georgetown, Yale, Brown, UNC
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Greek

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
Highest SAT: 2060
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Boarding
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Rowing (Crew) (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook
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College Application Essays

491 Words
“ὦ φίλοι, Οὖτίς με κτείνει δόλῳ οὐδὲ βίηφιν.” Friends, Nobody is killing me with guile and not with strength (Homer, Odyssey, 9. 408). This was the first Greek sentence that I ever read. I had chosen to take Ancient Greek on a whim; I had always loved mythology and with the start of high school wanted to try something new. When I walked into the room filled with upperclassmen, I began to doubt my decision. They were budding Latinists while I could not define declension. Then Mr. Kip put this...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
13 Words
This was used as my supplemental essay for Yale, Harvard, Princeton, and Dartmouth

Additional Essay Details:
498 Words
Two years ago, sitting on a ski lift with my father, I turned to look back at a prosthetic leg lying in the snow with the boot and ski still attached. Years before, we had taken to the bunny slope together at the ages of fifty and four respectively. He never liked skiing, but he endured the icy conditions, and hazardous speed demons for me. It seemed to grow on him though; on lift rides we would laugh about his...

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