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 at CU Boulder at an astrophysics program where I found the orbit of a near-Earth asteroid and the probability that it would enter earth's orbit (very minimal, thankfully!). I loved building things and actually ended up working at a lightbulb manufacturer as well, learning what makes LED bulbs glow so bright while being energy efficient. I communicated my love for engineering and Physics and my excitement to be part of Yale's research environment which is what worked in my favor!

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Average Global Rank: #11 (Tied)
Acceptance Rate:
% of Top 10% Students: 94%
Average High School GPA: 4.14
ACT Composite Score (25th - 75th Percentile): 33-35
SAT Math Scores (25th - 75th Percentile): 740-790
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (25th - 75th Percentile): 720-770



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