College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘19
BS, Digital Design, Game and Interactive Media Design, Multimedia, Web Page and Digital Design

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: Baruch, Brooklyn College, CUNY City, Hunter, Queens, SUNY Buffalo, SUNY Oneonta, Pace, RIT
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1370
Highest SAT: 1930
Other SAT Scores:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Key Club
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
617 Words
“Wake up!” someone shouted as I felt repetitive slapping across my face. It was one in the morning and the room was lit. I woke up in confusion as my mother cradled me in her arms. I was on the floor drenched and lying in a pool of blood. I was whisked away in an ambulance as the sirens roared into the night. The ulcer that I had been combating for two years finally erupted. The emergency room was cold...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
285 Words
I believe that motivation is the key to success. NYU has amazing facilities and features that I can access in order to build up motivation. After visiting the Polytechnic School of Engineering campus, I was very impressed with the resources that the campus provided. The research labs within the university provide plenty of foundation to start revolutionary projects or innovate on already existing ideas. I have peaked interest in NYU’s Integrated Digital Media program at the School of Engineering....

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
294 Words
I had many options as to where I wanted to attend for college. I was accepted into all of my CUNY schools. Those schools do not have a high price tag on them for great education so I could have gone with the safe route. I could have gone upstate to Rochester Institute of Technology or University at Buffalo if I wanted to try out dorming, but I felt like it was not the time for me to dorm just yet. So those schools, along with Oneonta were...

What I’d change about my application process
99 Words
The application process sure is a tough one. You have to search up the colleges you want, write essays, write even more essays, etc. But in the end, if you...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
55 Words
Go volunteering. Many high schools have a volunteer requirement signaling how many hours you should complete community...

Why I declined other schools
64 Words
Most of the schools I declined were due to the reputation or the inconvenience of accessibility. I declined my...

How I chose schools to apply to
93 Words
Much research was involved when it came to choosing schools. I looked up things such as ethnicity and gender ratios, as well as academic reputations, and especially the...