reahr19
reahr19,
NYU ‘19
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, , Economics, , Economics and Econometrics
Currently NYU student possibly studying biochemistry or economics (concentration in theory)
Features Included
2
Essays
13
Schools
8
Scores
6
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Jamaica, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, Black / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Hunter College - CUNY (New York, NY)
  • City College - CUNY (New York, NY)
  • Queens College - CUNY (Queens, NY)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
470 Words
Story central to identity, Transition to adulthood
I wrote about how transferring to a public school changed who I was. I was previously in Catholic school for 11 years. Here is an excerpt. I was incredibly reserved before coming to Tech filtering my expressions, especially in middle school, because I was afraid of getting into trouble and going against the vast majority's opinions. It felt like I was being attacked even for the way I looked or carried myself, and I was tired of having to follow the...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
209 Words
New York University is located at the heart of NYC, a place I am native to and has helped me become better-rounded and open minded. Living in NYC, I can honestly say there is no place like home. I have gained a large wealth of knowledge by taking advantage of what this city has to offer and exploring it. Its large diversity has exposed me to so many different cultures and has encouraged me to move forward in an institution...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
114 Words
Do not rely on teachers who write a "standard" recommendation that they use to just change it to your name and submit. Choose teachers who you know personally and have good things to say...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
43 Words
Try to score an internship or volunteer opportunity at a well established organization....
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What I’d change about my application process
204 Words
Begin looking into standardized test prep as early as the end of your sophomore year. When signing up for an ACT or a SAT exam, search for dates that are less popular and thus the curves for these tests will be much greater than if you took the test when a lot of students are taking it. Usually test dates in...
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Why I declined other schools
77 Words
The one school besides NYU I was considering going to before the May 1st deadline was Boston University. It was a hard decision...
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How to increase chances at my school
128 Words
Have extracurricular activities that you are passionate about or reflect what you are looking to study. Try to branch out also, taking courses not related your desired major and also joining clubs you would not usually consider. If...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
105 Words
I feel like NYU looks for students who admire being in the actual cultural center of the world. They look for students who are well-rounded and look to explore themselves not only...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Hospital Volunteer, Multicultural / International Club

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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