michaelrizal
michaelrizal,
BU ‘19
B.A., Business Administration and Management
Features Included
3
Essays
15
Schools
9
Scores
7
Advice
1
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Cerritos, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Tagalog, Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Bentley University (Waltham, MA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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Boston University (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Business Administration and Management

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Protect-A-Sole: Improving Lives One Shoe at a Time The air was thick and polluted. The humidity of the Philippines was unbearable as my skin became sticky. People crowded around me like paparazzi, and I felt the space getting smaller and smaller. I was trapped. "Kuya (Brother), Kuya, I didn’t get any shoes!" Six-year-old Paolo yanked my arm, desperate to catch my attention. His voice was like a drop of water compared to the dozens of people yelling...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
303 Words
Studying Entrepreneurship with Professor McGourty this past summer reaffirms my deep desire and enthusiasm to attend Columbia University for college. In just three weeks, I learned how to build a company, which was one of my goals in high school. I enjoyed utilizing the resources of New York City to develop my ideas. For example, my team sharpened our marketing skills as we filmed a commercial at Central Park. What I learned about myself this summer was that I thrive...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
250 Words
I cannot wait to sit at the annual lobster dinner and be surrounded by extremely passionate individuals at Boston University. After I visited last summer, what distinguishes BU as the ideal school is the balance between close-knit communities on-campus and a plethora of Boston opportunities at my fingertips. In college, I want to continue my interests in community building, music, and social entrepreneurship. In clubs like the Global Business Brigades, I will be surrounded by like-minded students as we address...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
82 Words
Attend a university summer program related to your possible career interest. If you are not sure what your possible major might be, venture into a...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
20 Words
Multiple types of clubs, including cultural,...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
49 Words
My favorite course is Korean Language Semester 1 and 2. I've learned a lot about Korean with...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Diverse, Diligent,...
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
3 Words
Remove...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
10 Words
How incredibly diverse...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
17 Words
Non-Profit Organization Development. It shows...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.74
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
27
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAsian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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