College Admissions Info

SpanishSamurai
SpanishSamurai
New York University, ‘22
BA, Social Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

NYUAD Class of 2022
From: Niigata , Japan
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
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Test Scores

1560
SAT
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High School Performance

3.85
GPA, Weighted
Top 50%
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Academic Decathlon
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College Application Essays

674 Words
  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...









Supplemental Essay for NYU: “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...







Supplemental Essay for Babson: “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...



College 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...





How I made up for low grades in high school
18 Words
I didn't guys... I was...





How I narrowed down my essay topics
28 Words
I edited my Why NYUAD and PS 10 times...