College Admissions Info

HalgivernPewle
Yale University, ‘19
BA, Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a freshman at Yale. My college applications (and most of my life really) center around three things: advanced mathematics, biological research, and Mock Trial. Also I am a complete nerd and proud of it.
From: , Indiana
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Yale, UChicago, Columbia, Notre Dame, Indiana
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2330
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1570
Highest SAT: 2330
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Church, School Jazz / Orchestra
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College Application Essays

I prefer to work alone. Give me a math book or a stack of origami paper, and you won't see me for the next twelve hours. For years, my approach to group work reflected this. I simply did all the work myself and avoided unnecessary “chatter” with the other group members. Then I joined mock trial, and the whole do-it-yourself approach fell apart. As team captain, I needed to work with rather than for the others, and that meant understanding...





College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
180 Words
The thing about Yale is that it isn't just a place with ridiculously good academics. Its a place where they care about what you are obsessed with. When you find something you really love doing, however unusual it is, they help you to develop that talent or passion. The way I described it...