College Admissions Info

emfernandez15
New York University ‘19
BS, Nursing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Paterson , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Adelphi, Pace, FDU, College of NJ, NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1890
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1890

High School Performance

4.23
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Gay/Straight Alliance, Community Cleanup / Service, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Nursing Home Volunteer
Work:
Awards Received:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

Walking around the noiseless dining room of Daughters of Miriam, I saw an older resident having a hard time cutting her food. I smiled, remembering how my sister would have the same furrowed brow and concentrated expression when she would try to cut her own food. Her face relaxed and her smile was wide when I offered my help. I left my first day feeling accomplished and content with myself. I felt honored that she trusted me to take care...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
404 Words
We take care of our own. Every ache and pain is assuaged with the click of button or a phone call. The convenience of medication has replaced the need of a healthy environment and a healthy life. We spend so much time treating and curing our illnesses that we do not approach the basic causes of it until it is too late. Our surroundings play an important role in our health. For us to truly become healthy, we must start...







College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
59 Words
If I could, I would start the application process earlier. I lost count how many times i changed...





How I chose schools to apply to
56 Words
Ultimately, it was the feeling of being at NYU that made the decision for me. I visited...