khanzai94
khanzai94,
UVA ‘16
B.A., History, , Philosophy
I am 21 year old college transfer student at New York University. I used to attend UVA and major in History and Philosophy.
Features Included
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Essays
14
Schools
11
Scores
7
Advice
7
ECs
4
Sports

Background

Hometown New York City, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision, Transfer
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Hindi, Urdu, French, Punjabi

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
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University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

Applied for a B.A. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
57 Words
The biggest the clubs at my school are by far the International Relations and Politics groups like...
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Post-college plans
57 Words
I have had significant success with business and entrepreneurship coming up to and during college. Thus, my...
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How to approach transferring schools
168 Words
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...
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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....
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My advice about getting recommenders
96 Words
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...
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
93 Words
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...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
109 Words
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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2050
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Rugby, Tennis, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Red Cross, Debate Club/Team, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Student Council / Government, World/Global Affairs Club, National Honor Society, Model Congress / Model UN
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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