College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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.
From: Sacramento , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Yale, UCLA, Pomona, JHU, BU, Pacific, UCSD, UC Berkeley, Seton Hall, Occidental, USC, Hofstra
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2080
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring, Community Cleanup / Service, Conservancy Volunteer, Hospital Volunteer, Key Club, Student Council / Government
Volunteer Experiences:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

658 Words
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...

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...

College 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...