College Admissions Info

ek1837
ek1837
New York University ‘17
BS, Finance, International Business, Political Science and Government, History

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Alice Lee
From: Wayne
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At:
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean, French

Test Scores

2280
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field

College Application Essays

The intense glow of the dingy chandelier warms our sparsely-heated kitchen. The lights illuminate my despondent parents huddled around the dinner table. Dinner serves bitter courses: “slow business, expensive college tuitions, shrinking jobs.” Dinner is served. Dessert is my future. I await the pleasure with anticipation. The sweet smell of success, however, seductively swirls in hazy shapes. Success is uncertain. Financial difficulty is definite. Dessert is an unfamiliar dish with a radical name…Occupy Wall Street. Occupy Wall Street is...





Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
2 Words
transfer essay

Additional Essay Details:
597 Words
From an early age, middle-to-lower income students, in particular first generation minorities, are taught to see education as the golden ticket to financial stability and social mobility. And from an early age, education has unconsciously conditioned me for certain positions in life: to take orders without questions and dutifully complete rote tasks. And yet, I see my intellectual development as both shortsighted and in need of transformation. Why? Education, for me, is curiosity--an intellectual awakening. I now see emphasis was...









College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
152 Words
when you are considering the purpose of an undergraduate business education, (or frankly any education for that matter), you should think about what you want from your education and what you hope to accomplish in these 4 years if you want to develop high-level critical thinking...





How I chose schools to apply to
164 Words
To be honest, I really recommend making sure the fit is right for you. what i think is the most important lesson i learned from college, and probably one of the best advice i heard and want to tell you, is to really assess the fit of the school...





Post-college plans
26 Words
wherever you go, i highly recommend finding someone...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
140 Words
I think more emphasis on what new quality you can bring to the table would be great. I remember one of the best advice on colleges I got was to not emphasize the school's qualities because the school already knows its value...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
123 Words
i think if you emphasize that you have the qualities that define stern.. basically what the school's culture ( in a positive aspect) is.. passionate, driven, assertive ( and aggressive lol), go-getter, hungry-minded people who do not take no...