m.lepe.2
m.lepe.2,
Yale ‘19
B.S.
I will be attending Yale University beginning in the fall of 2015 as a pre-med Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry major. I am an aspiring neurosurgeon.
Features Included
2
Essays
13
Schools
8
Scores
6
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Sacramento, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
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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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Personal Statement
658 Words
Creative personal story, Interest in med/sci/math
It doesn't have an address and it can't be found on a map. It's a place where "impossible" doesn't exist, where dreams exist as reality, where just for a second everything exists in a state of perfection. It is whatever I want it to be. It is the lush Guatemalan jungle where the monumental Mayan ruins rest. It is the inside of an operating room where I am saving a baby with the potential to change the world. It is...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
222 Words
This is an excerpt from my supplemental essay in which I was asked to write about anything important to me. A sense of euphoria takes over my body as I feel the smooth leather ball leave my hand with a surge of power. The whistle blows as my feet touch the ground and I can't help but smile, knowing that I made a difference. My teammates surround me and we exchange big grins and those slaps on the back that...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
78 Words
My biggest piece of advice would be to not base your choice of recommender simply on which classes you did best in. I...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
62 Words
I didn't apply to that many scholarships because I thought that I would get the ones that I did...
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What set me apart from other applicants
82 Words
I was actually able to speak to the admission officer who was responsible for presenting my application to the Yale admission committee. She said that...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
75 Words
I only had two interviews, with Pomona College and Yale University. For these, my only advice is to be yourself. It may sound...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
59 Words
I would recommend doing things that you are passionate about, which don't necessarily have to be academic. Anything...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
75 Words
Ultimately for me, Yale was and had always been my dream school. Not purely because of it's academic prestige, but because of it's...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2080
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Community Cleanup / Service, Conservancy Volunteer, Hospital Volunteer, Key Club, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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