College Admissions Info

University of Virginia, ‘16
BA, History, Philosophy

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 7 advice topics

Student Background

I am 21 year old college transfer student at New York University. I used to attend UVA and major in History and Philosophy.
From: New York City , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: NYU, UChicago, Harvard, UVA, Drexel, UPenn, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Brown, Princeton, Cornell, Dartmouth
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi, Urdu, French, Punjabi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
Highest SAT: 2050
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Rugby, Tennis, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Debate Club/Team, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Student Council / Government, World/Global Affairs Club, National Honor Society, Model Congress / Model UN
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College Application Essays

During the summer after my senior year in high school, I spent 2 weeks in London. I was immersed in one of the most historically rich and culturally multi-faceted locations in the world. The sheer amount of accents, languages, and nationalities in the city were astounding. Waking up at 8 AM to run off and see Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, and all of the other tourist sites in the city is a given. However, what really hit me was the vibrancy of...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Post-college plans
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How to approach transferring schools
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I had gained admission to the University of Virginia as a freshmen and was ecstatic. The school was extremely competitive and had a beautiful campus. However, after a year I was pretty disenchanted with the small town feel and thought a change to a bigger city and more international...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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I am extremely involved with the International Relations Society in our school, Model United Nations. I joined because it was the most populated club in the school, one of the most competitive teams in the nation, and I personally love International Relations....

My advice about getting recommenders
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The key to recommendations in high school is finding that one or two teachers that absolutely adore you in class. If you don't have those, then build that...

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
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Professors have their contact information on university websites and are normally very willing to chat through email or in person if you're close enough. You just need...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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New York University has the obvious advantage of being in the center of New York City! It is the complete opposite of the small town feel of University of Virginia and I...