College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘19
BS, Biology and Biological Sciences

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

International Student with a Scholarship @NYU (Took gap year)
From: Pune , India
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: UC Davis, UCSD, UC Irvine, Holyoke, UCL, KCL
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Dance, Drama Production Crew
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for NYU, Holyoke, Harvard, Princeton, UC Davis, UCSD, UC Irvine: Failure experience, Interest in med/sci/math, Reaching a goal, Story central to identity
377 Words
[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,...

Supplemental Essay for NYU: “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...

College 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...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school (NYU)
36 Words
NYU LOVES narratives about diversity and fitting in etc. I'd recommend...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college (NYU)
9 Words
Model UN, Business...

How I chose schools to apply to (NYU)
34 Words
NYU is a great school for international students since it...