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su__yu
su__yu
New York University ‘18
BS, Finance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Baton Rouge , Louisiana
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: LSU, UT Austin, NYU
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2220
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2220
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Martial Arts
Extracurricular Activities: Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Math Team, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

“Nationalist!” The smug, contemptuous jeer of one upperclassman boy upon realizing that I was one, Taiwanese, and two, insistent on being referred to as such. Wait, what sort of insult was that? Dumbfounded, I failed to think of a single retort. “Taiwan is not a country! It’s not part of the United Nations.” The haughty teasing of an otherwise friendly and likeable girl who happened to be Chinese as we sat together on the school lawn during lunch. What...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
443 Words
My search for colleges began with much self-reflection. Having cautiously decided on the broad category of “business” upon eliminating other popular career paths (doctor, lawyer, engineer), I nevertheless had only a vague idea of what it entailed. But even though I have no formal business experience, the experiences that I do possess have helped me understand my personal interests better, and lead me to specific possibilities that are unique to NYU. The subjects I enjoyed the most during high school...







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