Open advising hours with Hale

Recorded Wednesday, May 19 at 10:00 PM

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About this livestream


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

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

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Undergrad College: Yale University '21

Work Experience: I am a senior at Yale and excited to begin my fifth admissions cycle working with CollegeVine. After four years of working directly with students, I can't wait to engage with the people and the process in new and innovative ways online.

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 Hale and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
3:59@goldenretriever1:Im a singer too :) wondering how professional a singer i have to be to join Acapella? Been taking singing lessons for 5 years now
8:56@goldenretriever1:Did you submit supplementary portfolio like voice portfolio? Im debating if i should do one..
11:57@Cmetz:I misssd the why major livestream. Could you give advice on biology major at Yale and how you recommend we write the why major essay
17:28@goldenretriever1:Thanks for sharing your experience at Yale - so helpful. Can you talk about interview process specifically at Yale for EA applicants?
23:10@goldenretriever1:If i dont submit my AP for one subject/class I took, will AO assume the worse (3 or below)
25:09@Cmetz:When do you have to declare a major at Yale
33:07@goldenretriever1:we love your session Hale! does it make a difference if i apply Yale EA or RD?
37:34@goldenretriever1:do competitive summer camps give a boost to admission to Ivies?
43:01@goldenretriever1:not sure if its a fair question to ask since you are not involved in physics dept. whats the difference between physics major and applied physics at Yale? I can reach out to the dept if you are not familiar
45:45@Cmetz:Why did you choose Yale? What about it made you want to attend ?
54:16@goldenretriever1:you mentioned Yale school newspaper is one of the oldest and best run ...a ca pella sounds so fun!!! what are other big/high profile clubs at Yale? i am a soprano and I really would like to continue singing :)
58:00@goldenretriever1:is it okay to talk about my academic interests which have nothing to do each other: physics and voice?
60:48@goldenretriever1:is statistics/data science a niche major?


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