Nick Ye
Nick Ye,
UNC ‘18
B.S., Mathematics, , Economics
Honor in UNC. Admitted by institutions including UNC, NYU, University of College London, Mcgill University, Imperial College of London
Features Included
3
Essays
9
Schools
8
Scores
0
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Shanghai, China
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
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University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Mathematics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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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...
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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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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeInternational
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA)

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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