College Admissions Info

Jena_97
Jena_97
New York University, ‘19
BS, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: The Bronx , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Fordham, Brooklyn College, Hunter, Queens, SUNY Buffalo, Pace, St. John's, New Haven
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Sotho-Tswana

Test Scores

1740
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1250
Highest SAT: 1740
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Growing up in the South Bronx, I have always felt like an outcast amongst my friends from school, my family at home, and the outside world in general, because of my religion and culture. In my family, culture is more of a priority than religion, when it should have been the other way around. Although my parents want me to be very religious, they still want me to follow their mixed understanding over culture and religion. They try to innovate...







Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
296 Words
Most people want to go away from their homes for college. I've literally lived in New York City my whole life. So, why go to NYU when I could get a chance to go away? For one, NYU is in the heart of the city and it will give me a chance to really explore and get to know the city. It will also provide me with a new perspective of New York. NYU has many things to offer that...





College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
132 Words
I chose schools that I knew would best suit me and schools that I knew I might have a chance of getting into. I also chose schools depending on how strong they were in the department that I want to...