Live profile review with Yesh

Recorded Friday, July 23 at 09:00 PM

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About this livestream


Join Yesh for another installment of his amazing live profile reviews! Yesh will be reviewing real, anonymized profiles from viewers like you and sharing his assessment of their academics, extracurriculars, and overall strength. He'll also be giving his recommendations for improvement and provide an estimate of what your chances look like at different universities. Use this form!

Submit a profile for personalized support and see it reviewed live, and stick around to see Yesh in action.

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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.
14:03@Lmarasigan:I thought Schools use Unweighted GPA because not all students have access to a schedule w/majority weighted classes
15:18@lctara:Should awards and honors be placed into activities section or awards/honors section? You mentioned tier 1 activities.
22:23@cubershz:I have a profile from last time that wasn't reviewed; will you cover this today? Thanks.
23:15@mich5250:Sorry what was in profile 1, I missed it
24:28@unior:We love the live profile reviews!!!
28:57@unior:Please also include the fact that I have initiated a project of writing a non-traditional RWM(real-world math) book with 9 other volunteers which will be published next year(contract signed with a publisher)
34:23@Eth412:Is National Merit semifinalist/finalist can be added as Award? Is it impressive for schools
35:22@unior:How impactful will needing full financial aid be in my admission decision?
43:33@unior:(which of my previous activities were tier 1?) couldn't see your screen.
44:45@lctara:Whilst off-video can you take a picture of the Profile 3s EC list pls for the recording?
46:55@Eth412:Is it make difference for acceptance for the Ethnic group you belong to? Asian VS White VS Hispanic for Pre med
58:22@lctara:Are dual enrolment seen to be less rigorous (as you mentioned IB-SL are on par to an honors/DE class)?
58:53@Eth412:Is Eagle Scout rank in Boy's scout would consider as tier1 activities? looked through example, but couldn't find anything for Boy's scout
59:34@Lmarasigan:I've been told that honors societies are not valuable, as they are very easy to get into. Is this true? how do admissions officers value them?
60:34@Lmarasigan:easy to get into as in it's just a class GPA + volunteer hours
61:08@unior:I got a 3.68 GPA in 9th grade because of the business :( Should I explain that in the additional info section? (I have a perfect 4.0 GPA in 11th and 12th grade and 3.94 in 10th)
62:39@mich5250:if ib classses count as ap and honors, how would we find our gpa for them if that's all we do?
63:04@mich5250:Do courses that are free and open to everyone but are at a higher level than HS educationcount as college level courses?


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