College Admissions Info

Yale University, ‘19
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm an easy going guy who is easy to get along with. I just committed to Yale University and I am interested in studying Biomedical Engineering and Economics.
From: Tujunga , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Yale, Columbia, Cornell, JHU, UCSD, UC Irvine
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2140
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Science Club/Team, Science Club/Team, Math Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family member’s disability
661 Words
As a child, I often wondered about my little brother’s idiosyncrasies. “Mom, why can’t my brother talk to me?” I would ask, or “Why does he always cry and get angry?” Without notice, my brother would flap his hands like a fledgling, and if I accidentally let out a whistle, he would have a meltdown. Such are the capricious symptoms of autism. When my brother Jaden had to go to speech therapy, I would always accompany him, and...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
27 Words
In my computer science class, I look forward to competing against my friends to see who can write the best program with the fewest lines of code.

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
503 Words
Two years ago, my father's small engineering company was hit hard by the recession, and as a result, my mother had to work overtime and my even my grandmother had to find a part-time job during weekdays. Laden with guilt, my father became depressed and behaved erratically: he would leave home without telling us where he was going or squander our money on trifles. Predictably, this led to many arguments between my parents, further exacerbating my dad's condition. However, I...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
340 Words
My dad runs a small civil engineering company that completes projects for clients around the Los Angeles area. Every day, I work for him as an ad hoc office manager by organizing all of his files and contracts, sorting through all the emails he gets, making phone calls, and performing other clerical duties. Occasionally he would open up one of his blueprints on his desk and he would start analyzing the plans, highlighting different portions, and making notes. At first,...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
25 Words
There is really a sense of community and...