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Sonakshi Patni
Sonakshi Patni
New York University, ‘18
BA, Psychology, Computer Programming, Marketing

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays

Student Background

Hi! I'm interested in Psychology, Business and Computer Programming!
From: India , India
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: BU, UCLA, Northeastern, NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi, French, Thai

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2150
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: International
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Table Tennis (Ping Pong) , Basketball (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Prom Committee, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

A few months earlier, I couldn’t have imagined sharing a burrito with an Egyptian, discussing religion with an Arab, or envisioning world peace with a Pakistani. The 7 weeks spent at Harvard Summer School seemed to have made me more internationally open-minded than the growing-up years I had spent in India and Thailand. I was able to step out of my cocoon, explore a new life and embrace the world away from the coddling and cosseting familial walls. From celebrating...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
612 Words
Stanford Supplement Essay - India, a land of great paradoxes, has been surprising me with its different shades as I get to know her. Its bright side, with its respectful cultures and indomitable wisdom shadows its dark side of disparity and blatant poverty. A land that states that all Indians are brothers doesn’t even let its house-helpers sit at the same tables. After devoting an entire day just to bring some smiles to some underprivileged children, I shared experience...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
646 Words
Cornell Supplement essay - I am fascinated by Business. I always have been. Every 7p.m. of my childhood was full of suited-up men discussing stocks and shares on ‘BBC News’ as I sat next to my father, not so suited-up. Wondering why a 10-year-old was so intrigued by numerical figures instead of animated cartoons on television? Well, I wanted to be taken seriously. Dad cultivated my interest in Business by handing me a bunch of corporate problems and he...

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