Open advising hours with Yesh

Recorded Tuesday, April 27 at 11:00 PM

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About this livestream


Join Yesh for another edition of his famed open advising hours! Yesh will be available to answer any and all questions that you have about the college admissions process, the college experience, Boston University, or anything else. If you’re pre-med, interested in BU, or just have questions about college admissions in general, come hang out with Yesh on air!

We're also offering a form where you can pre-submit your questions to Yesh, which you can access this form.

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.
4:04@siham04:What advise would you have for creating/finalizing a college list?
11:02@Thebest:I applied as a biological major, but after attending your last live stream, I am planning to change to medical sciences. I love science in general and I don't have a specific field. So, I want to know more like how hard is it?
14:58@JC:My child did not do well for AP Physics. What should we do? Thanks
20:30@PamDemic:Which one is better, coatlion app or common app? If you are a international student.
22:10@Esme_:What questions should I ask admissions officers?
24:39@PamDemic:Do admission offers compare international student with everyone from that one country?
28:09@PamDemic:Is also good to mention a specfic program or proffesor on the why yale essay promt
31:06@Thebest:I checked and they have medical sciences and a pre-med in the university I am attending.
31:40@Thebest:Is your knowledge from the medical sciences major helping you in medical school? Like, does it overlap with some of the lessons?
33:30@willtoledo:do u think i can get into college with a 2.8 gpa
34:40@JC:AP Physics- you answered my question. Thanks. Do you offer IB Math test prep? Thanks.
35:49@siham04:Are random activities that I’m interested in that have nothing do to with my intended major with mentioning? I am interested in international relations but I also am currently doing activities related to fashion and dance.
37:57@PamDemic:Would you say that going to a top tier school help land a job or led to a higher amount of salary? I heard that ivy leagu students and mit recieve higher salary statistacially
41:59@mxa:pre med or combined BS/MD program better?
46:59@siham04:Is there a way I can mention that I learned a new language during quarantine, or would I need to get certification for the language as proof?
49:23@JC:When should students start thinking about essay? Thanks
52:21@PamDemic:Can you state being multilangual as extra curcciulm and is it impressive?


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