College Admissions Info

vc24
vc24
New York University ‘19
BS, Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a hard working student who is willing to sacrifice things in the present to better my future.
From: Parsippany , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: New Jersey IT, NYU, Rutgers
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, English, Hindi

Test Scores

2250
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2250
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High School Performance

4.27
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Spanish Club, National Honor Society, Math Team, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

The Sacrifice of a Lifetime Parents typically sacrifice a myriad of things to support their children throughout their childhoods. These things include money, time, and sleep. Parents do a lot for their kids and still manage to go unappreciated for their acts, especially as their children grow older. However, I am not an ungrateful, spoiled teenager; I recognize that my father made the ultimate sacrifice in my upbringing: his education. The importance of education cannot be understated because it is...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Full Essay

Additional Essay Details:
342 Words
New York University offers an incomparable experience full of diversity, opportunity, and the ability to live in the renowned Greenwich Village to its alumni. The three main campuses located in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, and the international exchange program allow students more access to the rest of the world than many other colleges allow. Moreover, the opportunities that NYU can offer me are substantial. Some of the clubs I have definite interest in are the Economics Club, the...





College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
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Make sure to ask teachers or counselors who know you best and try for one recoomdenation from a math/science teacher and one recommednation from an english/history teacher. Then, get your guidance counselor...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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I applied for scholarships. My advice is: apply for as many scholarships as possible, especially the easy to do ones. Some require a...





What I’d change about my application process
57 Words
I would not have wasted money by applying to top end Ivy League schools and I would...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
88 Words
I interviewed with New Jersey Institute of Technology, Cornell University, Brown University, and University of Pennsylvania. They do not have an effect on the admissions process,...





How to increase chances at my school
93 Words
The main way to increase your chances at getting into New York University or any college, for that matter, is to study hard and maintain high grades. This...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I did not use a private admissions counselor. Rather, I asked many people like teachers, trusted adults, students, counselors, and parents for advice....





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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A good Why Us topic for an essay for New York University would be an essay about the diversity of the school and how you could contribute to its...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
87 Words
What is not to love going to school in New York? Everyone here is intelligent and you really feel like a New Yorker, as you walk...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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I recommend spending most of your summer time in high school volunteering, working, or obtaining leadership positions. Really, anything to better yourself and make yourself a...





How I chose schools to apply to
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I chose schools to apply to based on location, price, prestige, and size. I focused on nearby schools as I did not want to be very far from home. However, I expanded my search...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Hipster, Intelligent, Hard Working,...