College Admissions Info

Nick Ye
Nick Ye
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, ‘18
BS, Mathematics, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Honor in UNC. Admitted by institutions including UNC, NYU, University of College London, Mcgill University, Imperial College of London
From: Shanghai , China
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UNC, NYU, William & Mary, McGill, UMich, Rochester
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2200
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: International
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA)
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College Application Essays

I’m leading a team of students in making our school’s promotional video, and the project is hitting a disaster. Could the problem be my stubbornness? At first the project seems on perfect track. Our forces complete the shooting stage smoothly, but a conflict starts during post-production editing. I want to convey my school’s beauty through straightforward, unadorned scenes with few dialogues, while they argue that special effects and resplendent decoration attract viewers’ eyes. I will not betray...

Supplemental Essay: Using a metaphor
514 Words
Prompt: If you could travel anywhere in time or space, either real or imagined, where would you go and why? If I could travel anywhere I would wander the Mare Nubium, the Cloud Sea, marveling at majestic clouds. There is contrail made by transient planes, scripting their signatures across the heavens. Iridescent cloud, with seven distinct colors formed by dispersion, decorates the placid sky into a bright blotchy palette. Noctilucent clouds, so whimsical and rarefied, unveil each new dawn. I...

Additional Essay Details:
701 Words
My NYU essay: NYU's global network of campuses, schools, colleges, and programs, provides an unrivaled urban university experience to cultivate our students' intellectual curiosity and to help them achieve their future career goals. In evaluating your candidacy for admission, we are interested in making the best match possible with all that NYU has to offer. As a result, we are curious to learn about your academic and personal interests and how those interests relate to what we offer in the...

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