Live profile review with Shravya

Recorded Friday, July 30 at 10:00 PM

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About this livestream


Join Shravya for another great installment of her awesome live profile reviews! Shravya will be reviewing real, anonymized profiles from viewers like you and sharing her evaluation of their academics, extracurriculars, and overall strength. She’ll also be recommending improvements and estimating your chances at different universities.

Submit a profile for personalized support or stick around the whole time to get a better idea of what a strong admissions profile looks like. To submit your profile for review, please use this form.

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Undergrad College: Rice University '20

Work Experience: During my time at Rice, I mentored dozens of high school students through the college application process, along with editing essays and tutoring students for the ACT/SAT. I also interned at a medical technology startup, conducted research in Brazil, and gave a TEDx talk. I recently finished applying to medical school; I've been admitted to multiple schools, and will be starting in the Fall.

My Admissions Story: I remember feeling very blindsided by the admissions process and not knowing where to begin. I hope that sharing my experiences and some of the things I’ve learned along the way will help guide other students in a similar boat.

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 Shravya and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
13:28@lctara:When do you decide when an activity should be placed in the EC section rather than the awards and honors section?
19:32@Eli17:The last college was University of Massachusetts Darthmouth
19:50@mayas:Were do I put self taught Anatomy ( over the summer)if I did not take class? ( no room in schd)
21:33@elena:How many community service hours/hours spent doing an activity would you say are a good target or look impressive?
28:14@lctara:So if activity continues into senior year, do you add this time involvement as well, or only what you have done thus far?
32:02@avi123:Around how many pages do you think the resume should be?
33:07@Jordan8171:Hi I am profile 5! I forgot to mention that my ACT is a 26
36:05@Jordan8171:I plan to aim for a 1260-1300
36:12@Jordan8171:Do you think my ACT is better than SAT score?
39:46@Jordan8171:I am retaking ACT I am aiming for a 28-29
39:58@Jordan8171:I also forgot to mention that I completed 2 courses courses in international relations and international law
43:01@avi123:So under experience, if I have research experience (I am going for a Neuroscience research major), is there a way I can show my work to the college?
53:34@klessard:Yeah, Legislative Youth Advisory Council is part of the NH state government
77:10@tanya08:last week sometime, I think last Friday?
78:29@tanya08:Hi, I think I submitted my profile for review (I'm an Indian female from Seattle, Washington going for a bioengineering major) - I would really appreciate if you'd be able to review it today :), I'm a little late, have you reviewed any Brazilian profiles yet?
78:56@tanya08:Okay thank you!
79:16@lctara:Thank you!


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