Jessica A. ,
Yale ‘19
B.S.
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
1
Scores
1
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Although born in the USA, I grew up and was educated in Mexico. I returned to the United States in August, 2012. In Mexico, I was a top student at a competitive school. I was a confident person. When I first arrived, everything seemed good. Nevertheless, once my English teacher assigned a book to read, my confidence vanished. I did not realized the magnitude of my ignorance until the day I sat in front of my desk and discovered that every...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
92 Words
What attracts me to Yale is its commitment to the improvement of society both within and outside the school. Yale has an excellent support system that would let me balance my academic and social life while creating projects that could benefit society. I have been in situations where I was underestimated, but I know that at Yale my professors and deans will have high expectations of myself. I know that at Yale I will be understood, respected, and educated in...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
147 Words
The main reason why I chose Yale is that it was going to be a challenging environment for me, both academically and socially. When I visited the school during Bulldog Days, I could not picture myself in the school and I did not talk...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.30
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1990
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1400

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesComputer / Technology Volunteer, Community or summer theater/plays, Library Volunteer, Student Council / Government, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA)
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received

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