Instructor Stories: How I got into my School

How our Program Lead Gauri got into Yale University
I'm Gauri and I'm a student at Yale! I'm originally from New Delhi, India but consider myself a citizen of the world :) I absolutely loved Physics and Chemistry in high school and spent the summer after my junior year...
How our Program Lead Nick got into MIT
My name is Nick, and I got into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology through a combination of extracurriculars and maintaining a high standard of academic performance with a rigorous course load. In high school I was a part of multiple...
How our Program Lead Fatoumata got into Princeton University
Hey all! My name is Fatoumata and I attend Princeton University! It was not my standardized test scores that got me in. This is not me telling anyone not to prepare for these test because it could benefit you tremendously....
How our Program Lead Susanna got into Columbia University
My name is Susanna and I got into Columbia University because I found a way to communicate my identity to the admissions board in a way that felt authentic and comfortable to me at the time. I did this through...
How our Program Lead Zach got into Cornell University
My name is Zacharia Zidi and I currently go to Cornell University. Cornell, like most universities, aims to accept a wide array of well-rounded applicants. I made sure to take a variety of challenging courses in high school, both AP...
How our Program Lead Julio got into Harvard College
Hi! I'm Julio, and I went to Harvard University. What I did to prepare was to take the hardest courses I could and to get leadership positions in extracurriculars I really liked. I was a leader in the school orchestra...
How our Program Lead Maggie got into Harvard College
My name is Maggie and I received admission to Harvard College primarily due to my outstanding academic and athletic talents. My German American identity as well as an expressed interest in wanting to pursue a career in the life sciences...