manny_khalae98
manny_khalae98,
BU ‘21
B.A., English
Quirky amateur novelist
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Georgetown, Malaysia
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
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Boston University (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

My hands twitched towards the book, a piece of my identity on the shelf. I tucked my long hair behind my ears, a deep longing surfacing, incorrigible and hard to explain. Immigrant on a shelf. All my life, I had tried to beat into submission, my otherness, my inexplicable difference and finally, with open arms, I ran towards it. Fifth generation, Punjabi, Indian, Malaysian, immigrant, citizen, girl, woman, identities in a vortex spinning around me, threatening to absorb me whole....
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
252 Words
Languidly, the playwright composes her scene, her hands tugging at invisible strings that control her delightfully quirky characters, rearranging the flow of the story, the setting. The dialogue aches to be read and acted out. The playwright is me, and I long for college to come, that time where I can pull my screenplays and novellas out of the closet and discuss and read and write and write and write. And Boston University seems the best home for such a...
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Supplemental Essay: Other
371 Words
Without a doubt, powerlessness. There is nothing more dangerous and threatening to someone's morals than the feeling of inevitable injustice and helplessness. Why? Because we humans hate the feeling of vulnerability, so much so that we would do anything, absolutely anything, to avoid it. I witnessed the corruption of the feeling of simply having no options, on the fellow youth of my country, Malaysia. Growing up in a neighbourhood haunted by the spectre of mobsters, delinquents, poverty scrawled on crumbling...
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School Specific Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
34 Words
I did get accepted in Brown after I got into...
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How to increase chances at my school
15 Words
Volunteering really looks good on...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
24 Words
I wouldn't have applied ED to as...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
8 Words
I would...
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What I’d change about my application process
11 Words
Not apply to...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1520
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsHockey

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAnimal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Community or summer theater/plays

Experience & Awards

Application Additional Materials

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