kwen
kwen,
NYU ‘19
B.S.
I'm a city girl who loves sushi and reading
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Brooklyn, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
236 Words
Ahhh, Boston - the only time I've been there was when I was 15 years old. I was irritated that I had to spend my summer tagging along on my older brother's college visits. Since then, I have long changed, but the memory of Boston has still stayed with me. We ate at a restaurant called The Barking Crab. We were lured in by the live music, bright exterior, and sparkling lights. However, service was poor, food was mediocre, and parking...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
204 Words
I'm unsure of many things. Netflix knows this; my watch history mostly consists of controversial documentaries that accelerate my contemplation of the many idiosyncrasies of life. Curiosities, ranging from the impact of anthropology on scientific theories to the safety of GMOs for human consumption, keep me up at night. Brown's lack of a core curriculum and its encouraging Shopping Period allow me to find and pursue my eclectic interests. I hope to be a biochemistry concentrator, but that doesn't mean...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
429 Words
Johns Hopkins' lack of a core curriculum and wide range of research opportunities allow me to find and pursue my eclectic interests, one of them being nanotechnology. This summer, I had the pleasure of being in Mount Sinai's program for nanotechnology. I realized how just how big this "small" science was. When I first learned what nanotechnology was, there was something constantly nagging me. I couldn't pinpoint what it was about nanotechnology that sparked something in me. Sometime while my...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
18 Words
Be confident and always smile....
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My advice about getting recommenders
43 Words
Be close with your teachers in junior year and spend as much time...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
stylish, witty,...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
12 Words
i didn't take out...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
13 Words
internships at places that...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.9
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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