College Admissions Info

Faren Rajkumar
Faren Rajkumar
Nova Southeastern University, ‘16
BA, English, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a senior English and biology double major at NSU, and a passionate writer and lover of literature.
From: Plantation , Florida
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: NSU
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Love of writing, Career aspirations
521 Words
People think I’m a sorely confused young adult when I tell them my college majors. I’m a biology student who plans to attend medical school and make my own indisputable contributions to the body of knowledge that leads to discovery and healing. But I’m simultaneously pursuing an English degree, because I find solace in literature and channeling onto paper the words that drift down from the unseen realms of creation to find me. This semester, I stumbled...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
303 Words
Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln were formidable visionaries who led America through times of strife into new ages of economic, political and social prosperity. Men like them exist all over the world; four figures in past century’s history deserve as much homage as the faces at Mount Rushmore. Mahatma Gandhi was a man who truly embodied peace. During Great Britain’s occupation, India was the epitome of religious and social conflict. From 1858 to 1947, violence was not uncommon as a...

Additional Essay Details:
16 Words
This essay was required as part of the application to Nova Southeastern University's Honors Program in 2012.

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Driven, well-rounded,...

Why I ultimately chose my school
60 Words
I was offered a 100 percent tuition scholarship by the university, and this was an offer I couldn't refuse....

Post-college plans
62 Words
I'll be applying to graduate school during my senior year, and I hope to pursue a Master of Fine...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
86 Words
A majority of undergraduates at NSU are pre-med biology majors, and because getting accepted to medical school is such a competitive process, most students take up...

My favorite course thus far, and why
215 Words
In the first semester of my junior year, I took a course on the art of writing a contemporary memoir. This course was the one that helped me realize that I have a story inside me that I want to tell - the story of my passions and my family and my dreams for the future. Not only did I realize this during the course,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
42 Words
I applied for several small scholarships that my high school BRACE adviser brought...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
30 Words
Not only am I close to home, the beach...