College Admissions Info

sdayanandan
sdayanandan
Northeastern University ‘18
BA, Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a passionate, well rounded person who enjoys learning, helping others and discovering new things.
From: Croton On Hudson
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Northeastern, Rochester, RPI, Binghamton, Stony Brook, SUNY Buffalo, Drexel, BU, UMass
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Tamil, French

Test Scores

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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 10%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Rotary Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, Math Team, Student Council / Government, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Choir
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College Application Essays

Being born in India in a conservative, religious family led me to develop childhood values that differed much from those of Westerners. Education and honor were placed well above love and pleasure. I was raised to believe that happiness should come from obeying the orders of one’s elders and maintaining one’s family’s honor; that questioning parents was unacceptable; that children should be seen, not heard; and that romance was simply a frivolous Western notion. When I came...









College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
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Being well rounded and not being afraid of pushing myself. Most people care too much about their...