LHYale
LHYale,
Yale ‘19
B.S., Molecular Biology
Yale Class of 2019
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
19
Scores
2
Advice
8
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Birmingham, Alabama
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Auburn University (Auburn, AL)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Applied for a B.S. in Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
513 Words
Place you’re content
I closed my eyes. I prayed that when I opened them, I would see someone else in the mirror. I took a peek and sighed. It was still me. I was only eight, and that morning, one of the boys at my Christian school asked me, “Did an eighteen wheeler flatten your face?” He and his friends mockingly squinted their eyes and snickered. I had always wondered why my parents moved to Alabama of all the wonderful, diverse places in...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
508 Words
I closed my eyes. I prayed that when I opened them, I would see someone else in the mirror. I took a peek and sighed. It was still me. I was only eight, and that morning, one of the boys at my Christian school asked me, “Did an eighteen wheeler flatten your face?” He and his friends mockingly squinted their eyes and snickered. I had always wondered why my parents moved to Alabama of all the wonderful, diverse places in...
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Additional Essay Details
7 Words
Be yourself! Write about what you love.
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
26 Words
After I was deferred to Regular Decision (I...
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How to increase chances at my school
1080 Words
The college essay can both bring eye-opening self-reflection and a massive headache. Last year, I spent a good two or three months trying to think of things to say about myself… and half of the time was spent sitting in front of my blank computer screen. I may have spent more time thinking about what to write than actually writing, but one thing's for sure - my college essays took up countless hours of pondering about my life and numerous late nights of typing away furiously. I may have aged ten years during the process, but looking back, it was...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2350
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details13 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCharity Drive Organizing, Math Team, Choir, Church, Debate Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, Model Congress / Model UN, Hospital Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
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