College Admissions Info

Yale-NUS College, ‘20
BA, Liberal Arts and Humanities

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I really, really like food.
From: Singapore , Singapore
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Brown, UChicago, UCLA, NYU, Fordham, UC Davis, UC Irvine, Pitzer, GWU, Yale
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Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 1%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, Photography / Film, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Charity Drive Organizing
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College Application Essays

691 Words
I fell in love with a boy named Misadventure at a young age. He had jet-black hair, and he loved calling out for me. He had persuaded me once, when I was six, to climb a metal bar. I acquiesced, hoisting myself onto the pole, despite knowing that the act itself was asinine, and that it would land me into trouble. And so it did. The quaint recollection I have of the aftermath of that escapade is one of my...

Supplemental Essay for Yale-NUS: Issue of personal significance
984 Words
Laksa is the epitome of all Singaporean cuisine. Like my enthusiasm for clever puns, I aggressively defend this national dish whenever it is brought up by anyone. However, this is something I would have hesitated to do years ago, as the idea of spicy foods used to disgust me. My perception of Laksa changed years ago when I tried a spoonful of it- the delicious and rich coconut gravy permeating my mouth, its savoury and sweet aftertaste lingering on. I...

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
213 Words
I was interviewed by most of the schools on my list, some even through external interviewers as I was applying from my high school based in Shanghai, where I was an expat for four years. There are many tips I could offer you in terms of really hitting it home with an interview, and i will try to avoid the cliched "be yourself" tactic,...