niki.anna
niki.anna,
NYU ‘19
B.S., Finance, , International Business
Born in Simi Valley, raised in Doha (Qatar) and Hong Kong, living in Honolulu.
Features Included
4
Essays
5
Schools
13
Scores
2
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Honolulu, Hawaii
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese, Arabic, Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Finance

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My mother stopped tucking me into bed after my brother was born. Most cold February nights in the weeks after Nathan's birth, I was repeatedly disappointed when requests of hugs and good night kisses were exchanged for "I'm sorry sweetie, I have to put Nathan to bed." Eventually I stopped asking and turned on my Scooby Doo night-light, snuggling up to my stuffed animals. I was nine years old and felt only neglected and pushed aside. Although Nathan had come...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
430 Words
NYU is global, urban, inspired, smart, connected, and bold. What can NYU offer you, and what can you offer NYU? (200-400 words) My mom and I ate at a little French restaurant close to Dylan's Candy Bar when we visited New York during the fall break of my freshman year. Although I had visited the city several times prior, I managed to fall in love with the city again, adoring the feeling of my boots tapping against the pavement and...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
449 Words
2. Many human beings throughout history have found inspiration and joy in literature and works of art. Is there a book, play, poem, movie, painting, music selection, or photograph that has been especially meaningful to you? Various books have had profound effects on me, but The Kite Runner has left a deep impression that will last throughout my entire life. The first time I read The Kite Runner was in the fourth grade; I didn't understand its realities. Reading the book...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
489 Words
Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations. Rubbing the exhaustion from my eyes, I looked out of the small window of the plane to see a vast expanse of sand. I blinked. This couldn't be right - I could only see sand. At the age of eight years old, I had left Hong Kong, the only home I had every known, to...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
73 Words
It's a lot of work, and you really have to set aside time to apply for college. College application writing is literally...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
31 Words
I chose NYU Stern because I felt that it...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.6
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2070
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Chinese Club, Community Cleanup / Service, Hospital Volunteer, Nursing Home Volunteer, Prom Committee
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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