Live Profile Review Session

Recorded Wednesday, September 30 at 09:00 PM

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About this livestream


Get your admissions profile reviewed and receive suggestions to increase your chances of admission.

During this live profile review event, Yesh Datar will review real, anonymized student profiles. For each profile Yesh will share his assessment of your academics, extracurricular resume, and overall profile and make recommendations for enhancement. He'll also share an assessment of what your chances of admission are at different universities.

To submit your profile for review, please use the following 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.
24:08@anonymous:how important is SAT subject test this year if I already have a 36 on the ACT?
24:51@Question:i was wondering if u could elaborate a bit more about how detrimental a lack of test scores are, especially if u are applying to an ivy league school. are chances of being admitted very hard? Also how important are AP tests?
27:14@anonymous:would it be better to have 2-3 tier 2/3 activities and one tier 1 activity or would it be better for having several tier 2/3 activities?
28:13@anonymous:Will this live stream be available to watch when it finishes?
28:49@anonymous:My previous profile. Should I submit my AP biology score? I have a 4 score.
29:09@Garnish:How do AP scores compare to the SAT/ACT and subject tests in terms of admissions.
48:11@McKellarr:Do colleges look at every course you take in high school?
48:32@anonymous:How are dual enrollment classes looked at compared to AP or IB classes?
48:54@anonymous:My AP exam score was not good, but my AP class grade was high, would this affect my chance in getting to an ivy league school?
49:28@anonymous:would submitting just one strong SAT Subject test look bad to admissions?
49:56@McKellarr:what is the balance of safeties and targets and reaches you should take?
51:49@Bucutus:Is this the Common App format for the Resumes? Thanks
65:14@Question:sorry for asking about test scores again but I know you said that things are changing a bit more because of COVID-era -- so does that 2 times higher admittance rate or 20-30% weightage of standardied test scores still hold true?
66:22@anonymous:is it bad to have a lot of tier 3 activities?
67:12@Bucutus:I saw some profiles here that don't need Financial Aid. Is that a good thing or it doesn't matter?
69:06@anonymous:My school doesn't provide honors claases, but i have high grades in them. My friend has honors classes but low grades. which is better?
69:54@McKellarr:If I'm a middle class person, should I apply RD, EA, ED, etc.?
71:20@anonymous:whats the difference for regular and honors admission besides having higher scores?
72:01@anonymous:I want get into BSMD program. can you give me some suggestions?
73:26@anonymous:I plan to follow the pre-law track with an economics major. However, I have only focused on the law aspect instead of economics, does it make my profile look weak?


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