College Admissions Info

MelStern
MelStern
New York University ‘18
BS, Finance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Havana , Cuba
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: NYU, American, Miami, Ohio State, Case, Fordham, UVA, U of Minnesota, Penn State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2000
SAT
29
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2000
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High School Performance

Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Hospital Volunteer, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
918 Words
It was Valentine’s Day six years ago. There were no roses, chocolate, or any romanticism in the air; there was instead, the scent of puke, fear, sea spray, yet a trace of freedom. It is mind-boggling what a human being is capable of enduring for liberty, even risking life itself. On the eve of my third attempt at attaining freedom, I contemplated in my eleven year-old mind, what I had been denied my native land. I was leaving behind...













Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
450 Words
Today, after a great deal of speculation, we would like to present the newest Chief Executive Officer of ABM Industries, Melanie Delgado. This young woman is driven, ambitious, and has a vision far beyond what her thirty years of life could have provided. We gladly welcome her to the team. ” I was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. When I turned eleven years old, my mom and I got on a boat and never looked back. When I first arrived,...







College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
139 Words
I had an interview for Brown University. My interviewer was an older lady, probably one of the nicest people I have ever met. She mainly asked me about my goals, and why Brown. She absolutely loved me, and thought I was an...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
86 Words
Fastweb.com, cappex.com and just google in general should be your best friends. Apply to local scholarships rather than large ones. It might seem more...





How to increase chances at my school
165 Words
New York University Stern School of Business is all about diversity, diversity, and extracurriculars. Yes, you must have scores on the higher side, but nothing too out of the ordinary. My math scores were terrible when compared to other admitted students, but I really stood out through my essay, and...





My advice about getting recommenders
62 Words
I had my middle school teacher whom I worked with to write my bill, write one of them. I've...