College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘19
BS, French Language and Literature

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Running a student blog about living in NYC, writer for Her Campus, obsession with coffee, and usually will be wearing all black
From: New Hope , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: NYU, Northeastern, Pitt, Penn State, BU, UVM, Syracuse
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1980
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: French Club, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

"C'est la vie" People often throw this phrase around in today's world. Most of them use it as an expression to mean "such is life" or an excuse to imply "it was fate", but I learned that often, that is not the case. Before I made my first trip to France, I had always thought of myself as a noteworthy student, especially when it came to French class. I received top grades, participated often, and engrossed myself in the culture....

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
227 Words
I believe that the world around us is filled with experiences and learning opportunities that act as pieces in the puzzle of life. For that reason, the most important thing to me is a university that offers exceptional global programs and firsthand opportunities for undergraduate students. The only school that stood out to me in this sense was BU. Our society continues to globalize. I believe that study abroad programs are essential for a successful career, especially with the jobs...

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
82 Words
NYU, in particular, really likes students that are go-getters, not just academically. Everyone that I know here has had leadership roles in extracurriculars, has had...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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I absolutely love my Media and Cultural Analysis class, which looked into different media outlets and their underlying messages. I got to analyze...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Multi-tasking, hardworking,...

Why I declined other schools
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NYU is the only school that offers incredible study abroad options and amazing connections within...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Don't be afraid to differentiate yourself. Don't tell NYU that you like living in the city,...