nishchala
nishchala,
NYU ‘19
B.S., Biology and Biological Sciences
International Student with a Scholarship @NYU (Took gap year)
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
7
Scores
4
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Pune, India
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)
  • University College London (London, England)
  • King's College London (London, England)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology and Biological Sciences

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

[WRITTEN BEFORE TAKING A GAP YEAR] I was born in a small town in India. At the age of five, I moved to the beaches of San Diego, California and then grew up in the Bay Area. After living in USA for seven years, my family and I shifted back to our roots- India. Moving from California to India at the age of twelve was the biggest change of my life. With a small, red suitcase and an uneven Hindi,...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
420 Words
NYU is global, urban, inspired, smart, connected, and bold. What can NYU offer you, and what can you offer NYU? (200-400 words) From its rich initiatives to its lively campuses, NYU has an incredible number of factors which amaze me! One of the most salient features I find NYU has is the university’s rich research into global issues. In particular, I am deeply impressed by the NYU Global Institute of Public Health. The university’s ability to tackle such...
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School Specific Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
36 Words
NYU LOVES narratives about diversity and fitting in etc. I'd recommend...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
9 Words
Model UN, Business...
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How I chose schools to apply to
34 Words
NYU is a great school for international students since it...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
237 Words
The activities you pursue, especially if applying to colleges in the United States, speak a great deal about who you are. Choose your activities in high school carefully, and make sure they reflect your personality. Do NOT take up activities that "seem impressive" or "look prestigious" because colleges can see right through an application that's grounded on ingenuine commitment. I think my activities, and not really my merit, is...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2050
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Dance, Drama Production Crew
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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