Sonakshi Patni
Sonakshi Patni,
NYU ‘18
B.A., Psychology, , Computer Programming, , Marketing
Hi! I'm interested in Psychology, Business and Computer Programming!
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Hometown India, India
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Hindi, French, Thai

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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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
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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
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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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SportsTable Tennis (Ping Pong) , Basketball (Recruited)


ActivitiesAcademic 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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