College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘19
BA, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm NYU sophomore who is in love with city life. I very frequently disappear on adventures and always come back with great stories to tell.
From: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Haitian Creole

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1320
Highest SAT: 1850
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Magnet
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Prom Committee, Big Brother/Big Sister
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
418 Words
Central High School has over 2,000 students, so as a freshman I knew that I did not want to spend any amount of time in the lunchroom. It was loud and intimidating and so I decided that my best bet was to walk around the building until I found someplace more suitable for me. Not long into my walk, I came across the Mentally Gifted Office. I was an MG student and so to me, the office sounded like the perfect...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
419 Words
After almost an hour of talking, Sabrina felt that her interview with Nelson Yu was going great. She thought that she was definitely being considered for the box. “Why do you want this box?” Mr. Yu stirred cream into his coffee and waited for Sabrina to come up with an answer to his question. “Well it’s got everything that I want. I think that it will help me find success in the future.” She started to smile, but quickly...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
135 Words
I'm in the Liberal Studies program at NYU so a lot of my first year has just been completing core classes. I would say that my favorite of those classes were my writing classes. In CAS and some of the other...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
140 Words
NYU likes to say that it is a school, "in and of the city". In my experience, you don't really get what that means until you are here living in the city. Never would I have imagined that I would make conversation...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
67 Words
The summer is the best time to get ahead on your reading for next semester. It is also a good...

My advice about getting recommenders
95 Words
You should definitely be on good terms with the teacher you are hoping to get a recommendation from otherwise, there would be no point. The teacher that you want...