Live profile review with Yesh

Recorded Friday, December 10 at 11:00 PM

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About this livestream


Get your admissions profile reviewed and receive suggestions to increase your chances of admission.

During this live profile review event, Yesh Datar will review real, anonymized student profiles. For each profile Yesh will share his assessment of your academics, extracurricular resume, and overall profile and make recommendations for enhancement. He'll also share an assessment of what your chances of admission are at different universities.

To submit your profile for review, please use this form.

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Undergrad College: Boston University '20

Major: Medical Science

Graduate College: Boston University School of Medicine

Work Experience: I've been working at CollegeVine for 3 years mentoring students through BS/MD and undergraduate admissions. I am currently a medical student and have done research at Boston Medical Center, Dana-Farber, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Yesh and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
1:23@MoonRamen:I can
24:47@zwai:i think it was supposed to be a period between euphonium and clarinet
28:52@hihowareya:I have submitted a profile about 15 minutes before the session started
32:23@zwai:thinking about making a euphonium clarinet now
32:42@SDC04:I also submitted a profile an hour before the session.
33:07@MoonRamen:Schools: Brown, Yale, Columbia, Cornell Homeschooled Missouri Graduation Year: 2022 Ethnicity: White Gender: Female No SATS No AP No Honors No extracurriculars No accomplishments
33:49@zwai:but a question that i do have would be why does it seem like collegevine has a lack of involvement and interest with HBCU'S
36:14@zwai:some famous hbcu's like bethune-cookman and Morris brown aren't even listed in schools
37:21@SDC04:Schools: BS/MD’s (Brown, Case Western, George Washington, Drexel, UPitt, Penn State, RPI, Rochester, UConn), Cornell, UPenn, JHU, Georgetown (EA), WashU, Tufts, UChicago (EA), MIT (EA), NYU, UMD College Park (EA), Northwestern Demographics: Class Year: Class of 2022 Type of School: Public School Ethnicity: Indian Gender Identity: Male Major: Medical Anthropology, Science, Technology and Society (STS), History of Science & Medicine, Public Health (Different depending on school) Academic Profile: GPA: 3.88/4.0 UW, 4.75 W (Had personal issues in sophomore year, leading to one C and some B’s) AP Classes: 18 taken/taking, 30 offered Honors Classes: 8 SAT/ACT: 35 ACT Extracurriculars: Currently doing cell biology + CS research at a top 10 university. Co-founded my own non-profit organization (501(c) (3) pending) to promote science involvement amongst younger kids. Created a STEM blog where I’ve written 50+ articles, developed a curriculum to teach Scratch and Lego Robotics for elementary schoolers, and hosted guest speakers, including college students, scientists, and professors. Conducted a research project on cancer using cell biology and bioinformatics at a local government lab. Helped out on another research project in the lab relating to COVID-19 and cancer. Both projects were selected for publication and presentation at a national cancer research organization. I was lead author on the first project and co-author on the other. Interned at a tech startup that uses computational software for healthcare feedback, consulting and management for 200+ hours in summer before junior year. Created web services and wrote backend code for different projects with the software development team. First high school intern selected at the organization. Captain of my school’s Science Bowl Club, where I lead 3 teams of 5 students each to train and compete in the regional Science Bowl competition. In junior year, our team made top 10 at the regional competition, the first time our school made an elimination round in years. Co-founded and currently coach the Science Bowl Club for my middle school. Helped them to win 3rd place at regionals in the first year of the club, and 1st place at regionals in the second year, qualifying them for nationals, where they ranked in the top 8 teams. Volunteered 80+ hours at a local clinic where I shadowed a Primary Care Provider. Assisted in administrative work, including filling out forms and paperwork, entering medical data and records. Helped set up a COVID-19 walk-in clinic and diagnostic testing tents, primarily serving underprivileged community members. Volunteered 50+ hours at the local hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. Assisted nurses and doctors, addressed patient concerns, restocked rooms and supply cabinets and answered and directed phone calls. Closed due to COVID. Compete nationally in public forum debate for 3 years. Made several elimination rounds and qualified nationally to the Tournament of Champions (TOC). Executive Treasurer of a club on public policy at my school, where I help direct discussions and debates in the club on a variety of topics including gun control, abortion, and legalized marijuana use. As the treasurer, I also direct funds for the club, and help coordinate guest speakers. Summer@Brown Biomedical Engineering Georgetown Summer Medical Academy Cornell Public Health Summer Class (Got an A-) Frequently write poetry, and have published several poems online. Accepted to National Honors Society and Science National Honors Society. Awards: National Merit Commended Scholar, AP Scholar with Distinction, International BioGENEius Challenge Finalist, Tournament of Champions (TOC) Qualifier, 2x Recipient of Meritorious Achievement Award from US Public Health Service at Science Fair, Award of Excellence from MIT Alumni Club at Science Fair, 1st Place Varsity Winner of xxxxxxx University Debate Tournament
46:27@hihowareya:Harvard, Yale, Columbia, uchicago, northwestern, NYU, economics and statistics double major, Illinois resident 1530 SAT/1490 PSAT, 4.0 unweighted gpa, 12 AP classes, Extracurricular: Founded Biz Whizzes: reached over 1000 kids through programs and in person events throughout the country, teach kids about different fields of business Book drive: collected and donated over 40000 books to underprivileged kids The teen Trillionaire Chief Financial Officer: secured $5000 in sponsorships and manage organization’s finances, the organization reached over 20000 teens to close financial literacy rate Code Your Chances Youth Leadership Board: organized fundraising event that raised over $5000-the organization aimed to close gender gap in computer science Service club president: fundraising events throughout the school year NHs president School Newspaper editor in chief Awards: BPA national champion in accounting Ihsa state journalism competition champion in feature writing
49:44@hihowareya:Would starting a large online organization count as a tier 1
52:28@MoonRamen:Goodnight, thanks for the lovely livestream!


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