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Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
24
Scores
9
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Boca Raton, Florida
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of North Carolina - Charlotte  (Charlotte, NC)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
13 Words
The standard "I love Yale!" essay. Included concrete details from my visit there.
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
42 Words
Opened with an amusing description of my utter failure in drawing a horse. (Think the stick figure of horses.) Talked about how I later fell in love with art history and how I related that aesthetic appreciation to my love of biology.
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Additional Essay Details
5 Words
For my Common App essay:
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
49 Words
If you were lucky, as I was, to go to a solid public high school...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
69 Words
Most of my interviews were held at Starbucks. They were not too stressful, we mainly went over my resume (be sure...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
54 Words
My school offered many scholarship opportunities, and I was lucky in that regard. I applied for...
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How I chose schools to apply to
101 Words
I chose the standard HYPS because their financial aid package is generous. The other Ivy Leagues were reputed to not be as generous in their aid packages. I also picked...
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How to increase chances at my school
32 Words
Yale has been expanding its STEM program enormously, so if...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
481 Words
Won the Yale English Department's J. Edward Meeker Writing Prize. SCIENCE AND HEALTH POLICY EXPERIENCE Health Policy Consultant, Yale School of Public Health and Center for Patient Partnerships (Fall 2013 – present) o Worked to improve the national Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & Systems (CAHPS) survey from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality o Helped develop a coding schema to analyze patient interviews o Only undergraduate on a team of professors and Ph.D. students Intern, MEDASSET, an international environmental nonprofit in Athens, Greece (Summer 2013) o Authored a 4,000-word policy paper evaluating potential coastal engineering projects in Chrysochou Bay,...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
6 Words
Watch "That's...
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Why I declined other schools
45 Words
Harvard was a sad, sad place. I went during Visitas and everyone was just...
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What set me apart from other applicants
183 Words
Given that I don't really have a compelling hook (Asian America female from suburbia and upper middle class background), for me test scores and grades were a prerequisite. I more or less had a perfect academic record in high school, but that alone will not get you into Yale (and I know many people...
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High School Performance

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

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2370
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details18 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Conservancy Volunteer, Chinese Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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