College Admissions Info

Yale University, ‘20
BA, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

Into journalism, politics, and coffee. Accepted EA.
From: Brooklyn , New York
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Council / Government, Political Campaign
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College Application Essays

"Jeez, [name], you really had to go after me twice today? I don't think I'm going to ever talk again in that class," my friend told me after a history class in ninth grade. "Sorry," I laughed. I'd only disagreed with his points. That was the whole point of seminar-style classes! His comment was a joke, right? It was not. He didn't share in class the next day, or the day after, or for the rest of the week. And...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
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My activities in high school were sort of disparate (some involved writing, others politics, others working with children) so I tried to find qualities that applied to all of them (communicator, team player and...

What I like about my school’s location and culture (Yale)
37 Words
Yale students are very friendly! They like working with and helping...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school (Yale)
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Yale does not have preprofessional majors for a reason! Yale College is committed to the liberal arts...