NYC4Life
NYC4Life,
Columbia ‘13
B.S.
Columbia University student, from NYC
Features Included
3
Essays
0
Schools
4
Scores
0
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

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Waitlisted or Withdrew
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  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
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Columbia University (New York, NY)

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School Specific Essays

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For whatever reason, it was much easier for me to pronounce the “d” sound as a baby than it was to pronounce “l.” So I called my grandmother, Elizabeth Higgins, “Dizzy” instead of Lizzie. At the time I understandably did not realize or recognize that the name would carry over to multiple generations of my family. In fact, now even her own children refer to her as Dizzy when we reminisce about our many experiences with her. She died a...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
123 Words
Please tell us what you find most appealing about Columbia and why: Initially, the idea of remaining in New York for college did not appeal to me. That is, until I realized that for most of my life my New York City has consisted of the 60s-80s on the East Side. Columbia embodies the education I want within the environment that I want. Education is not about immersing oneself in books or alienating oneself. Though studies are certainly a...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
174 Words
List the books you read for pleasure in the past year: The Brothers Karamazov (Dostoevsky), The World According to Garp (Irving), Nausea (Sartre), Ecce Homo (Nietzsche), The Reader (Schlink), Lolita (Nabokov), A Widow for One Year (Irving) List the required readings you enjoyed most in the past year: Dirty Snow (Simenon), Red Dragon (Harris), Frankenstein (Shelley), Hard Times (Dickens), Best Intentions: The Education and Killing of Edmund Perry (Anson), Interpreter of Maladies (Lahiri), Hunger of Memory (Rodriguez), Dubliners (Joyce), The...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeReligious

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received

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