brianliu9999
brianliu9999,
NYU
B.A., Economics
Student in New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD).
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Taipei, Taiwan
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
Class of2026
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
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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 Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

“To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money” ~ Douglas Adams Everyone provides service in some form, and what makes your services unique? My family has an expansive history of serving community and country, exposing me to various societal problems since childhood. Early on, I observed that the services for disadvantaged people do not make adequate changes upon lives. The government’s attempts to support only focus on material aspects—the welfare system...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Why NYU?

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?
Sir Adam Smith wrote: “It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest.” We cannot deny the role that incentives have played in our economy; however, we should not ignore the flaws produced by that dynamic. There’s a new suffering race challenged by a growing income gap, an M-shaped society, and most abysmally, an opportunity shortage. It is my destiny to...
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Supplemental Essay: Extracurricular activity
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Common App, Additional Information
“What is an economy?” I wondered as I watched The Wolf of Wall Street and The Big Short. As a boy, I was surprised by the magical power of the monetary system and those extraordinarily intelligent investors. “They are the magicians in the stock market,” I thought, and “I want to be one of them too!” I learned my first economics lesson from Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad series. The story of investment was inspiring and meaningful; however, I was...
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School Specific Advice

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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.96
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1530
 
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Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesVolunteer Coach, Academic, Academic, Music: Instrumental, After School Program Coordinator, Student Council / Government
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