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NYU
B.A., Music
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Advice
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Sports

Background

Hometown Melbourne, Florida
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
Class of2026
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

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  • New York University (New York, NY)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Music

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Share an essay on any topic of your choice. It can be one you’ve already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design.
I found the room I was searching for in the Medical Center and knocked on the door; the nurse greeted me and I entered the dark hospital room. I remember the setting distinctly: the room was silent and eerie, and an elderly patient on life support was in her bed. I introduced myself and explained to the nurse and to the patient that I was a student musician who volunteered my time with a nonprofit that provides music therapy to...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
426 Words
We would like to know more about your interest in NYU. What motivated you to apply to NYU? Why have you applied or expressed interest in a particular campus, school, college, program, and or area of study? If you have applied to more than one, please also tell us why you are interested in these additional areas of study or campuses. We want to understand – Why NYU? (400 word maximum)
I’ve come to learn that a musician should understand music not only through performance, but also through the ways in which music reflects history, psychology, politics, and other disciplines. I came to realize, as I volunteered my time playing music for patients in music therapy, that music is not just art to be enjoyed: it can be used in seemingly unrelated fields like medicine. This realization showed me how closely related music is to other fields in academia. As...
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School Specific Advice

How to increase chances at my school
117 Words
Five elements are "extremely crucial" to NYU's admissions procedure, according to the university: 1) The level of academic rigor in secondary school, 2) Class rank, 3) GPA, 4) Test results, and 5) Talent/Ability. Application essays, references, extracurricular activities, and...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Ambitious, hipster,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
102 Words
Keep in mind that everyone develops their areas of academic interest at their own rate. In fact, NYU fully anticipates that once you enroll, you will change your mind about...
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How I would describe the wider community surrounding campus
37 Words
No other area of NYC compares to Greenwich Village. It is...
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How I would rate the alumni network at my school
40 Words
There are a TON of networking opportunities, and everyone is incredibly friendly....
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How I would rate the career center or my advisor
66 Words
Every student in CAS calls the College of Arts and Science Advising Center home. It serves as a first and...
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How I would rate the diversity of the student body
97 Words
Despite the size and selectivity of the applicant pool, NYU remains unwavering in its commitment to diversity and access to higher education for all talented students. When the first-year...
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How important school spirit is around athletics at my school
38 Words
NYU participated in two NCAA Division I Final Fours and has...
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How to balance class with social or extracurricular involvements
139 Words
You strike a balance based on importance. Schoolwork must be completed and put behind us. Hobbies are what make you distinct; they are something you love and should never give up. They are also a terrific way to relieve...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Greek culture is quite minor and does not dominate local social life. Most people meet their first friends while living in their dorms. In light of the vast...
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Research, job or internship opportunities available to students at my school
102 Words
As part of its commitment to fulfilling its role as a research institution, NYU makes an effort to include undergraduates in the creation of knowledge wherever feasible. Research is defined...
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The academic rigor of a typical course load or in my major
89 Words
Some classes are easier/harder than others at NYU (as they are at all other universities). Of course, it differs from person to person. What is...
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The stress level and competitiveness of a typical student at my school
66 Words
The major has a big influence on stress. Some are quite challenging, while others aren't. Although the curriculum in certain...
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What are opportunities unique to my school
124 Words
A selection was available at NYU. You could either go off on your own and venture into the city to forge your own experiences and opportunities—many of which, at the time, were practically right in front...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
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The location of NYU offers a wide range of possibilities including internships. The institution is renowned for being liberal and open-minded, and the student body is fairly varied. The numerous diversity-based...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
66 Words
Live Quidditch matches from Harry Potter are being held at NYU. The fictitious game is chasing after the snitch while...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
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I was...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
127 Words
I wished I knew more about getting recommenders. I've come to understand that you should look for recommenders who can comment on your ability to handle failure or adversity, your teamwork skills, how well you compare to other...
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My insights about AP (Advanced Placement) courses and exams
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1. You should ALWAYS submit it whether you received a 4 or a 5. They can never do you any harm. 2. If you get a 3, it is neutral. Send your scores to the college if they ask for them if you want to. You may also provide them if you did your own research. Send it...
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Misconceptions I had about college before attending
48 Words
At first, I thought my major will determine my career prospects. Your major might...
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Why I recommend taking a gap year
49 Words
It never hurts to think about taking a gap year. Traveling abroad has several advantages,...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
115 Words
Obviously, if you want to make things as simple as possible, acquire a college counselor, a private tutor, or employ your high school counselor. But it appears like many have the false notion that in...
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How I made up for low grades in high school
80 Words
There are many reasons a student's grades can drop, including family issues, illness, a switch in teachers during the year or a lack of...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
97 Words
The question actually relies on the topic of the event taking place in your classroom. I recommend Prompt #1 if the incident causes you to reflect more deeply on your...
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How to approach transferring schools
96 Words
Your high school GPA will be significantly more significant than if you transfer institutions later in your college career if you are changing colleges after a semester or year....
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
105 Words
Front-loading a lot of the work is, in my opinion, one of the most crucial things you can do when submitting college applications. Front-loading has proven to be beneficial for a variety...
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My insights about the IB (International Baccalaureate) program
93 Words
It is unquestionably more difficult than AP, but it is worthwhile. Particularly if they are on par with the IB in terms of difficulty, universities prefer to see...
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Post-college plans
65 Words
Recent college grads have several options. While some recent graduates are eager to start their professions, others desire to give...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
108 Words
Even at the most competitive universities, there is no secret recipe for how to do things in order to increase your chances of admission. Yes, you can do research in a lab ...
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What I learned transitioning from high school to college
91 Words
College isn't that difficult if you're used to having a strong work ethic and using your time properly. Knowing how to balance everything that is presented to...
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What I’d change about my application process
45 Words
When I should have been studying, I frequently found myself watching meaningless YouTube videos,...
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What set me apart from other applicants
66 Words
“Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest; heals the heart and makes it whole,...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
108 Words
Essays are often required for scholarships, but this is to your advantage. As a result, many capable but time-constrained high school students completely avoid it. The trick is that you will begin...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.63
 
Rank
Bottom Half
 
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1550
 
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