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Yale69726,
Yale ‘19
B.S.
I am a nice Asian girl.
Features Included
3
Essays
1
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
7
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Nevada - Reno  (Reno, NV)
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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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When my father and I are alone together, we are always alone in the car. Sealed in a moving metal bubble, we talk uncomfortably about cars and whether or not turning right into the farthest lane is legal. He doesn’t say much when he’s not scolding me. I think he feels awkward, maybe slow around his seventeen year old American teenager. In his more inebriated moments, he will call me downstairs to the kitchen, sometimes in the early...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
535 Words
“I’ve enjoyed this whole college application process so far,” said No One, Ever, smiling manically. “I really like the introspection it prompts,” said No One, Ever’s cousin, Absolutely Nobody in the Entire World. His left eye twitches like it’s doing a tap dance. “Yeah, it’s been a joy to realize I haven’t done much in my 17 years on this planet that has affected anything in a positive way,” said Absolutely Nobody in the Entire World...
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Additional Essay Details
27 Words
I would love to have had more time to make this look better. It's really clumsy, relying on the punch from one line to carry it through.
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
81 Words
If I could do it over again, I would do it so much better. First off, don't start December 26th when the applications...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
97 Words
Ivy League interviews are pretty straightforward; the alums want to like you. After I committed to Yale, my boss (who was a yalie) told me that the interviewers...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
76 Words
I did a lot of volunteer work in the summer of my junior high school year, not because I thought it would...
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How to approach transferring schools
39 Words
I'm told that if you're transferring to an Ivy, it's very...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
103 Words
The crime rate in New Haven is much higher than that of the rest of CT. Just a couple of months ago, they found human legs by the train...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
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
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, Key Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, National Honor Society, Model Congress / Model UN, Library Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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