College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘18
BA, Economics, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Regrets only applying to NYU but does not regret being at NYU
From: Great Neck , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2300
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Gay/Straight Alliance
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College Application Essays

Rushing children swarm into the room. Eager voices shout for help with homework. Tutors scramble to attend to each child. Amidst this clamor, I am perfectly content. This room is part of an organization named COPAY, short for Community Organization for Parents and Youth, where I’ve been interning as a tutor since 2011. For two days a week, two hours each day, I immerse myself in the activity I enjoy doing the most – teaching. I had always been good with...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
506 Words
Growing up in New York, I was always attracted to the city and the city life, and naturally, I was attracted to attending NYU. When the time came to visit colleges, I scheduled a number of campus tours and information sessions at various institutions that are well known for their education programs, education being the field I aspire to go into. This included NYU’s Open House on October 12th, 2013. The schools before October 12th I visited halfheartedly because my...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
117 Words
I only applied to one school because I knew I'd get in. I skimped out of the college application process partly because I didn't want to deal with the pressure but mostly because I was...