In for the Win: How to get into Boston University

Recorded Wednesday, March 31 at 11:00 PM

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About this livestream


Join us for the latest edition of In for the Win, where Yesh, a recent graduate of Boston University, will break down what you need to do in order to get into his alma mater. He will cover topics such as the school's admissions rates, academic requirements, standardized testing targets, and much more. He will also share admissions info and tips that will help you maximize your chances of an acceptance into BU.

There will be plenty of time for Q&A, so come prepared with all your questions about getting into this prestigious university!

Your host

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.
33:17@Livingmyylifee:Should you report low AP scores like 2 and 3s or is it better not to mention them?
38:18@Livingmyylifee:My high school is an early college school with community college classes, do they accept these credits?
40:29@Parent24:Where would Brazilian fit??
63:54@Parent24:What would be an optional sample?
64:39@Parent24:If an application for engineering submits a musical piece because of great passion for music is it interesting?
65:36@amallios:What would you consider as the best extracurriculars? This doesn't have to relate to a major, but are there any specific extracurriculars that just look incredible on an application?
68:31@anonymous:How many extracurriculars would you recommend or how many is too many?
69:48@amallios:How many AP classes would you recommend taking throughout your high school career? How would you spread them out? Is it the end of the world if you didn't take an AP class freshman year?
71:18@amallios:What do you think is a good amount of extracurriculars to take in high school? How would you spread these out over the four years? What if you didn't take one during your freshman year?
72:04@amallios:Do you think being an artist who creates art that speaks out against global warming would make a good spike in an application? If so, how would you build your application around this?
73:44@Parent24:Can you talk about dorms and life on campus?


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