College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘18
BA, Biology, Pre-Medicine Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Great listener and a go-getter
From: , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Rutgers, NYU, Pitt, Penn State
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Tamil

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2070
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Yearbook, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Key Club
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College Application Essays

"The Pipette Master" I sat on the black lab chair, facing the sterile hood that emanated the scent of seventy percent ethyl alcohol and of the various chemicals in vials. I pushed myself to forget the three other girls donned in the same lab coat and blue gloves I was wearing, standing behind me restlessly as they waited for their turn at the infamous lab chair. I took the innocuous pipette, checked that the dial was set to seven microliters,...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
14 Words
Wrote about why the city reflected the goals I wanted to achieve at NYU

Additional Essay Details:
485 Words
Let Me Learn New York University is a prestigious institution and the epitome of global learning. However, the desirous placement of the college is what takes my breath away: New York City. For me, the city is a place of mysteries to continuously uncover, no matter how long one lives there. The number of routes to take from one destination to another in the city glorifies the idea that there are always many ways to solve a problem. I will...

College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
48 Words
NYU is located in lower Manhattan, in the heart of Greenwich Village. The institution...

How I chose schools to apply to
39 Words
Applied to schools in the tri-state area (NY, NJ, PA) with only...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Quirky, Open-minded,...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
39 Words
I interviewed with University of Pennsylvania and Columbia and it was enlightening,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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I received a decent scholarship from NYU, but still had to take out...

Why I declined other schools
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I ended up declining my state university because I...