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20:firstname.lastname@example.org:When you were in our shoes, was there something about Yale that attracted you to it, and did it hold true once you arrived on campus?
26:email@example.com:Is research available for freshman? How is research in general?
40:35@PamDemic:Are the secret soceity selectivy like the old ones like skull and bones?
41:26@PamDemic:Is the alumni network good at yale? Is it easy to land a job after you graduate
43:38@Eileen:What did you teach via SPLASH?
44:26@lctara:Safety around New Haven?
46:42@Wayfarer:Besides the Whiffs, did you get the chance to participate in community service or service-oriented extracurriculars beyond the New Haven bubble? How easy is it for students to get involved in such activities? I’m interested in MUN and grassroots activism, etc.
48:52@PamDemic:Also do you thin yale like the potray in the movies and tv shows like gilmore girls and gossip girl
49:38@lctara:What student will do the best at Yale?
50:34@Wayfarer:How inclusive is the Yale community of “outsider” applicants, such as international students and transfer students?
52:36@PamDemic:Would you say that the alumni network at yale is as benefical for international students like domestic students
53:28@lctara:Can you describe a challenge that you were able to overcome and would have not been able to do this without Yale's support?
56:04@PamDemic:Is the social scene good like some big state schools
58:33@Wayfarer:Maybe this is off-topic, but do you have any consolation tips for waitlisted applicants waiting for their Yale decision?
60:44@PamDemic:was yale your dream school LOL
61:30@suvitti:what are some unique/cool things about Yale which you discovered only after going there ?
63:51@Wayfarer:What’s your experience with the much-publicized “and” at Yale? Is truly a reflection of the Yale experience?