jc93,
Yale ‘15
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioengineering PhD Student at Stanford
Features Included
5
Essays
14
Schools
17
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown New Hyde Park, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionAccepted From Waitlist
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
512 Words
Creative personal story
The Lure of the Anglerfish I was prey to the anglerfish’s lure. Like bait on hook, a speck of bioluminescent light dangled from the fish’s head, emitting a soft, soothing glow. Held captive by its alluring radiance, the light blanketed me with a sense of security in this wild ocean filled with lurking creatures. I could not ignore it. I could not resist it. The glow of brilliant colors amidst the murky water reeled me in with an...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
522 Words
Describe actual experience (from Brown) University). Essay Topic A Life as Agent 007 I have embarked on my most thrilling and daunting mission to date. Keeping under the radar, I extract information from other countries and divulge them to curious people who have formed an alliance with me. My organization of 14,200 people stationed across the world relies on my keen sense of detecting intriguing pieces of information that will excite and inspire them. Sitting behind my computer screen, I learn more...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
258 Words
Please tell us what you find most appealing about Columbia and why I was forbidden to use my first chemistry kit. I was only seven; However, I needed to be eight to use it. I would gaze at the kit longingly, counting off the days until my mom granted me permission to experiment. Since I was young, I was captivated by science and its basis of venturing the unknown. My scientific odyssey continued throughout high school, in which I actively...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
255 Words
Describe academic interests. As a young, naïve freshman, I was instantly captivated by the video my science research teacher showed the class. Dramatic music and all, the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair was as alluring as a trip to the Bahamas. A spark within me was set aflame. The pin exchange, opening ceremony, and the sharing of scientific research with other students inspired me to work harder than ever in my high school research career. With perseverance, all the...
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Additional Essay Details
1020 Words
Describe an intellectual experience (from Brown University). Essay Topic A Life as Agent 007 I have embarked on my most thrilling and daunting mission to date. Keeping under the radar, I extract information from other countries and divulge them to curious people who have formed an alliance with me. My organization of 14,200 people stationed across the world relies on my keen sense of detecting intriguing pieces of information that will excite and inspire them. Sitting behind my computer screen, I learn...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
16 Words
Get recommenders who a) know...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
7 Words
Very diverse...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
19 Words
Look into professors you may want...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
26 Words
If you are a prospective science major, it's...
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Post-college plans
9 Words
I am planning...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2400
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1600
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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Awards Received
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