College Admissions Info

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Yale University, ‘16
BA, Pre-Law Studies, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Junior at Yale University studying Ethics, Politics & Economics, an interdisciplinary honors major. I plan on attending law school after college, and have experience working at law firms, in the sports analytics world, and as a tutor.
From: New York City
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Yale
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

2400
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2400
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring
Work:

College Application Essays

The turkey grows cold. Well, their turkey does. Mine is long gone. As a five year-old, I paid attention to nothing else, so it had little chance to outlast everyone else’s dinner. The cause of my boredom was the dinner-table conversation about politics, the perennial topic of conversation with my dad’s family. (In retrospect, having cousins in their twenties contributed to this. At least I had my three year-old brother.) My grandparents, German Jews whose pre-war flight led...









Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
152 Words
It’s 3:00, and the hectic school day has ended, but I have at least an hour left. Debate has been my most time-consuming, successful, and rewarding extracurricular activity. Though I value winning tournaments like the Yale University Invitational and the State Championship—and learn from the other fifteen annual tournaments—the most gratifying aspect of this activity is mentoring the underclassmen. For each resolution, I prepare the team in two-to-three hour prep sessions. I also judge practice debates between Regis...



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