College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘21
BA, Natural Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Artsy hipster poet who never gets tired of learning new vocabulary.
From: Karachi , Pakistan
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: LMU, CU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Yearbook
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:
Awards Received:
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College Application Essays

With my hands tied in a neat knot bracing my back, I stand proudly overlooking what used to be a heap of dirty dishes and is now sparkly clean, stacked neatly sans entropy. I hear movement, a creak of the door, a whisper of the wind chimes the wind chime hung from the kitchen door. My mother has awoken and now stands at the door. For once, she’s not in shock. On typical Friday mornings, this is the part...

Supplemental Essay for NYU: “Why us” school essay
319 Words
Why NYU New York City and the statue of liberty is surely a beacon of freedom to any confined soul, but for me that beacon has shifted on an i,j,k vector to the center of New York University. I'm identify as a Muslim-turned-atheist living in the shackles of sharia-law where everyone around me wants to chop my head off for apostasy. I've lived in a liberty noose where eccentric people are a rare breed- and I need to...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
112 Words
do not let recommenders write laisez faire, especially if they're not close to you. You have to give them a thorough run down of you as a person. The most important recommendation is of...

What set me apart from other applicants
95 Words
We're all quirky in our own right. It is worth your time to really dig through your quirks and find something that is truly unusual. But careful! being weird...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
151 Words
If you're financially needy, you must apply for as many scholarships as you possibly can! it makes no sense to apply to all these american institutions to realize that 0.1% of international students even get financial aid (unless you only apply to Harvard, good luck!) Put...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school (NYU)
66 Words
NYU really cares about their "Why Us" essay, and they have emphasized this many times. To get accepted (especially...

How to increase chances at my school (NYU)
92 Words
If you want easy admission into NYU, CAS and Stern are obviously not the way to go. However, if you're applying only to gain admission to a prestigious...

Why I ultimately chose my school (NYU)
60 Words
NYU has everything. To be studying in New York City is a big perk on its own, but...