nhu_nn1503,
UT Austin ‘22
B.S., Biology
Asian American, Language and Art Lover
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Pflugerville, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
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University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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.
My full name is Nguyen Pham Quynh Nhu. Nguyen Pham is the combination of my parents’ last names, Quynh Nhu means to resemble an epiphyllum cactus. As a night-blooming flower, epiphyllum cactus symbolizes loyalty and the briefness of life in Vietnamese culture. Nhu simply means to resemble something. My mom often jokes about choosing the name Quynh Nhu only to balance out my typical last name. But beyond her jokes, the name Quynh Nhu carries my parents’ hope that I...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
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Narrow my list down...
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My advice about getting recommenders
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.70
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1510
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesScience Club/Team, Math Team, Career Oriented, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

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