College Admissions Info

Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, ‘15
BA, English

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

English Major Graduate from Rutgers University. On the path towards graduate school to become a teacher.
From: Edison , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Rutgers, Rutgers
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Gujarati

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1380
Highest SAT: 1960
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Chess, YMCA/YWCA
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Role model/inspiration
47 Words
It was an essay based on my favorite singer, Corey Taylor, who overcame obstacles in his life and became the successful person he is today. I find this inspiring because it shows that no one should ever let their obstacles, especially financial, keep them from their aspirations.

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
333 Words
This program, Shakespeare in England, satisfies many of my goals, academically, personally, and professionally. Shakespeare’s plays are essential in my understanding of the culture of the 16th and 17th centuries. From an academic viewpoint, I know that seeing Shakespeare’s plays is necessary to understand them fully. There is only so much that I can learn from studying them in a classroom setting and reading them. Seeing plays performed live gives a whole new aspect to their meaning. This...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
713 Words
This semester was devoted to improving on my weak points as a writer. Throughout my poetry, I struggled with endings. When it came to making a lasting impact, my poems often left readers wanting more. Through my revisions, I have been able to make my poetry end on a note that would make the poem’s meaning clear without leaving the reader with questions. This was most easily apparent in my poem, “Corruption,” where I changed the ending from a...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
14 Words
Always speak to an...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Fraternities, football,...

My favorite course thus far, and why
21 Words
Creative writing because it let me...

What I’d change about my application process
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I'd request...

Why I declined other schools
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My advice about getting recommenders
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Keep in contact with...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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hard-working, intelligent,...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I used the advice of my high school...