SpanishSamurai
SpanishSamurai,
NYU ‘22
B.A., Social Sciences
NYUAD Class of 2022
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
10
Scores
3
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Niigata, Japan
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Babson College (Wellesley, MA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Social Sciences

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

  Growing up under a Japanese mother and a Chinese father, I attend a quasi-American international school and have Spanish and French under my belt. Although I quickly found comfort in a multicultural life, it wasn’t as straightforward to find comfort in my Japanese passport. It’s easy to lose oneself in Shanghai. That’s why I’ve visited Takahashi-san’s barber shop to retain my “Japanese- ness” every fourth Saturday since 2013; on a typical visit, I’m invited upstairs...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
409 Words
From the very first time I sold a Japanese fishing reel to a Chinese angler as a 13-year-old, I have known what brings me happiness and excitement: creating value for people and promoting new ideas across borders. Being an avid bass angler, my heart drips tears when I see fishermen whipping their rods with brute force. It saddens me that the arm strains it causes are preventable. Wading into the murky water, I sigh at my lightweight Japanese gear, “why...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
191 Words
One card, printed names, and a $1.15 postage. From the very first time I received an international postcard from Babson, I have known that this school is serious about business. It’s surprising what postcards can do: from educating me on customer acquisition costs and personalized marketing to consolidating my brand loyalty! As the parcels grew from postcards to envelopes and eventually to a 60-page mega-pamphlet, I came to understand the value proposition of Babson better: creating a positive impact on...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
97 Words
FOLLOW YOUR HEART! I was wavering between NYU Stern or NYU Abu Dhabi for my ED School. Though my parents and college counselors all recommended NYU Stern as...
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How I made up for low grades in high school
18 Words
I didn't guys... I was...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
28 Words
I edited my Why NYUAD and PS 10 times...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
3.85
 
Rank
Top 50%
 
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1560
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Academic Decathlon
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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