sjkhan
sjkhan,
Not Listed ‘19
B.A., Literature
I am a first year at the New School and currently undeclared.
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
2
Scores
16
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Merrick, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Bengali

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Hamilton College (Clinton, NY)
  • University at Albany - SUNY (Albany, NY)
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Not Listed

Applied for a B.A. in Literature

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
437 Words
Story central to identity
As I kid, I could blend into the walls. I’ve been reading for as long as I remember and some of my earliest memories are of my father trotting me out in front of friends and relatives and having me read long and complex words flawlessly (for my age anyway). Now, I wouldn’t say that I was smarter than other kids my own age – in fact, you could argue the opposite. I read story books so much that...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
254 Words
Your About page says that ‘Forward-thinking educators founded The New School in 1919 to defy the intellectual constraints of traditional college education.’ Cue instant fascination. I needed to know more about what constituted a ‘traditional college education’ and how the New School challenged it so I clicked on the Mission Statement and an hour later I look up blearily from my computer, vibrating with excitement over the existence of The New School. It’s a bit difficult to explain why I...
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Additional Essay Details
2 Words
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
3 Words
Social...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
32 Words
Writing the Essay. It's required for all first years and...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Creative, intelligent,...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
13 Words
The sheer amount of...
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How to approach transferring schools
15 Words
The website is incredibly helpful...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
16 Words
No, I had to figure...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
15 Words
A non profit organization usually...
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What set me apart from other applicants
8 Words
My background,...
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Why I declined other schools
29 Words
This school was best suited for somebody like me,...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
2 Words
See...
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How I chose schools to apply to
14 Words
I chose liberal arts...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
21 Words
It's located in the heart of...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
68 Words
I received scholarships because my school automaticaaly considers every applicant for one. I didn't have to apply. I did take...
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How to increase chances at my school
12 Words
Write a fantastic essay....
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
11 Words
Look up the...
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My advice about getting recommenders
14 Words
Get teachers who know...
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High School Performance

GPA
3
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeInternational
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1860
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1320
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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