NYU ‘22
B.S., Chemical Engineering, , Mechanical Engineering
NYU Student studying African Studies, Visual and Business at Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Features Included


Hometown Sicklerville, New Jersey
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

I looked at the canvas laid out before me, as I purposefully arranged the blue and green puzzle pieces into an ideal portrait. I held a piece in my hand and stared at the others, scattered on the ground, adjacent to the landscape I spent hours creating, making sure to choose the right one. Placing the piece carefully into the puzzle’s center, I was ecstatic as to how it laid down so comfortably. I repeated this action, making sure...
Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
“Chioma!” I bellowed across the brown and patchy field that lied adjacent to the rusty, jagged apartments and the two-meter wide, germ-infested swimming pool that we begged our mothers to let us swim in every summer. I stood along the crooked sidewalk, with my off-brand sneakers and my tightly braided cornrows that restricted my curls, desperate to catch my older cousin’s attention. She turned her head, and the intensity of her eyes staring back at me allowed even my...
Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
415 Words
We would like to know more about your interest in NYU. We are particularly interested in knowing what motivated you to apply to NYU and more specifically, why you have applied or expressed interest in a particular campus, school, college, program, and/or area of study? You may be focused or undecided, or simply open to the options within NYU's global network; regardless, we want to understand.
“If you can have any superpower, what would it be?” asked my friend. I contemplated my question, trying to construct a necessary, yet impressive answer. I critically analyzed the pro’s and con’s of each superpower, making sure I choose one that represented me the most. “Teleportation!” my 11-year-old body screamed. It was perfect. Imagine getting all your questions answered, and being in multiple places all at once! That way I could learn anything I wanted to, without being...

School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
21 Words
Figure out what you love, and...
What I’d change about my application process
29 Words
Research the PROGRAMS you are interested in, not just...
Misconceptions I had about college before attending
54 Words
It is important to remember that college is a business. Make sure you read and visit...
Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
90 Words
Scholarships and finances are just as important as the process. Do not forget about them! Do them while you are applying before it becomes too late and...

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
(equivalent to 3.92 unweighted)
Top 5%
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
SAT Score Details
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores



ActivitiesBlack Student Union, Student Council / Government, Math Team, Science/Math, National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service, Prom Committee

Experience & Awards

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