Matthew

Yale: BA - Political Science; PhD - Genetics

Princeton: MA - Public Affairs

Harvard: MA - Genetics

PERSONAL UNIVERSITY APPLICATION EXPERIENCE

Schools Accepted Into:

Yale University, Johns Hopkins University, Colorado College, Colorado University at Boulder; Waitlisted: Princeton University

EXPERIENCE & AWARDS

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship: 1996

  • National Research Service Award: 2000

  • Postdoctoral research in Genetics: Yale University 2004-2005

  • Postdoctoral training in Bioethics Yale University 2006-2010

  • Visiting Scholar: Dept of Orthopedics & Rehab of University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine, Oct 2012-Aug 2013

WHAT COLLEGES SEEK

Strong evidence of at least some of the following: Demonstrated talents (music, art, athletics, writing), willingness to serve others, openness to new experiences, dedication to excellence, demonstrated capacity to manage change and difficulty, ability to innovate, personal creativity and strong problem-solving skills amongst others. Colleges want students whose experiences and backgrounds are as diverse as possible. Graduate programs seek students with a demonstrated ability and desire to contribute to knowledge in the field.

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HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

  • High School Chamber Singers

  • Co-Founder Star Trek Society

COLLEGE ACTIVITIES

  • Talking Mac Interface Beta Tester

  • Yale Text Scanning System Co-Developer

  • Yale Political Union

  • Yale Precision Marching Band

  • Yale Independent Party

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Political Science

  • Public Affairs

  • Biomedical Science

  • Genetics

  • Research Design

  • Bioethics

COLLEGE ACCESS CONSULTING EXPERIENCE

Matt Helped Students Become Accepted into the Following Schools:

Undergraduate: Yale, Columbia, Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins

Graduate: Business programs at Harvard, Yale, Northwestern, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Law programs at UChicago, NYU, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Public health programs at Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Johns Hopkins, NYU, UMichigan, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Minnesota; Medical School; Medical programs at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, UPenn, Columbia, Johns Hopkins, Duke, Cornell, Georgetown, NYU, Purdue, UVA, Boston University, UC-Davis, UCSF, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Florida, Pennsylvania State University, University of Texas Southwestern; Masters’ in Public Health; Masters’ of Science in Nursing; Masters’ of Business Administration

I look forward to working with students on college or graduate/professional applications.

I greatly enjoy helping people tell their stories to admissions committees and earn opportunities to gain the training they will need in tomorrow’s highly competitive job market.