Live profile review with Yesh

Recorded Tuesday, August 10 at 09:30 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.

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: 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.
2:41@KSR:Would i be able to submit my profile now? Just curious…
12:01@Eth412:Extracurriculars activity: for B.S/ MD program- over 200 of volunteer work, in-hospital, physician shadow .. would be good or just ok?
13:58@KSR:What Tier are these activities: 1. I have a job that usually requires a bachelors or masters degree. I manage 330k in assets and 50k in revenue. 2. I created a non-profit in village in India. Raised 50k+ and partnered with local businesses.
14:38@abcde:not sure if you went over this already, but how can we submit a profile for review?
15:02@psk:how muck percentage of people in Reach can actually get admitted?
17:12@KSR:I have a 3.81 gpa, with freshman gpa 3.7. I have taken 7aps and few honors. Will i clear the academic threshold for ivies as an Asian male from nj? Sat is 1500
18:50@JC:I have not been able to shadow in person due to COVID. Advice? Thanks
27:16@psk:If i am interested in computer sceince, do i really have to declare alternate major to get into that school?
28:39@Wecanhearandseeyou:How big of an advantage do I have if I apply to UCSD and live in SD
30:24@KSR:Ive been collecting currencies from 2nd grade. I have them from 15 plus countries. I developed an app to showcase them with auto updating exchange rates on par with USD. What tier would this be?
32:04@ashleyt:Sorry joined a bit late, but I was just wondering if you're reviewing profiles that were submitted last time but didn't get a chance to get reviewed?
32:42@Wecanhearandseeyou:What tier would a hospital volunteer program be 1 year commitment 200 hours
33:23@Cmetz:ivies superscore, right?
33:57@SYCH:for test optional applications what would I need to be "competitive" for those higher tier colleges?
36:46@Eth412:How do you submit an essay?
41:00@Cmetz:do you suggest I submit a 1540 superscore to top tier school that superscores?
41:14@JC:Ranked #1 (class of 421), weighted GPA 4.57 ( unweighter 4.0). All hornor classes. Varsity sport, co founded two clubs. regional level science recognitions. ACT 33. Should I submit ACT if aiming for top 20?
44:06@sanabida:When will the profiles submitted previously (last week) be reviewed?
45:19@augustt:When is the next live profile review?
45:32@Eth412:Do you offer 1:1 consulting for Essays and Acitivities? This is great.. but still have questions about editing essays
47:10@psk:is there any advantage if we submit the college application early?
55:59@Wecanhearandseeyou:Can you transfer any year in college?
56:58@psk:HOW TO CALCULATE UC'S gpa & 4 gpa?
57:59@ik24:What tier would be being an eagle scout?
58:07@Wecanhearandseeyou:How hard would it be to transfer from UCSD to UCLA?
58:41@Eth412:How do you submit your profile?
59:09@Cmetz:what tier are online research programs? Programs you have to apply and be accepted into?
59:45@abcde:I have ECs and school coursework that are fairly split b/w math/cs and environmental science. I'm not sure which of the two I would like to pursue. How would you go about choosing which to major? Would I have to envision them as a career or passion?
60:59@Cmetz:thank you for your help today!


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