lolipop96,
NYU ‘19
B.A., Economics
I'm an incoming freshman at NYU.
Features Included
2
Essays
3
Schools
4
Scores
2
Advice
1
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Penang, Malaysia
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
595 Words
Family background
When I was offered the ASEAN scholarship to study overseas at twelve, I was elated at my personal and financial independence. As long as I produced good results, I was free to do anything. I filled my afternoons with plays, music performances and poetry slams, learning more about the local arts scene I never got to explore back in Malaysia, and meeting people from different backgrounds. Every conversation with strangers made made me realize how sheltered I was, living in...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
393 Words
NYU offers an immensely attractive international experience, with campuses in Shanghai and Abu Dhabi, the Freshmen Abroad Program and overseas seminars. I am excited at the possibilities for collaboration, innovation and creation these platforms facilitate. Combined with its prime location as the epicentre of arts and culture - being the location of the Tribeca Film Festival and Fashion Week, NYU offers an enriching experience charged with creativity and dynamism, and endless opportunities to learn and network. I'm drawn to the...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
72 Words
Get a teacher who has known you for at least a year, and who you are comfortable talking to. Make a list...
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What I’d change about my application process
68 Words
I would have done more research on the schools I applied to, such as approach seniors who have graduated or...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeOther Private

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2160
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

Sports

Extracurriculars

Activities

Experience & Awards

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