College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm starting me freshman year at Stony Brook University this fall (2015)
From: New York City
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: BU, Stony Brook, Drexel, NYIT, Binghamton, SUNY Geneseo, Hunter, Brooklyn College, CUNY City
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Interest in med/sci/math
147 Words
This essay is for the Accelerated Medical Program at Boston University. It encapsulates my journey and experiences that lead me to wanting to work in the medical field. It started from when I was younger and question different career paths to high school when I first considered being a doctor while taking AP Biology. From there, I elaborated about my continued interest in the medical field when I volunteered at a hospital, describing the very busy and exciting environment. I...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
666 Words
It was my freshman year of high school and I was completely terrified. The teachers still questioned us on what we wanted to be and I still had no answer. Years before, I had a clutter of careers I tried out: pâtissier, writer, veterinarian, yet each one I found something wrong with each. Baking was always my favorite hobby because I loved making delicious sweet to share with my family. Writing stories is something I do in my free...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
233 Words
I first became interested in Boston University when I learned about it in my high school college fair. Boston University is one of the top schools in the world, ranking number 50 worldwide. While on tour of the university, I saw all the great opportunities that BU offered such as a double majoring in two completely different colleges which most universities don’t offer, working with excellent professors, researching with $350 million in funds, and hundreds of internship opportunities that take place...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
114 Words
At Stony Brook, athletics is the most popular extracurricular. The school is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I and participates in the America East Conference for all sports except football....

What I’d change about my application process
127 Words
For my application process, I procrastinated too much when writing college essays, especially the ones that were due by December for Early Action deadlines. I would suggest writing some essays during the summer before senior year. Another thing...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
117 Words
During the summer, I really recommend volunteering/getting a job. What colleges look for are summers packed with opportunities to gain experience. They want to see seasoned applicants that can add to their cultured community...

Why I declined other schools
105 Words
Although I got accepted to many great institutions, I had to decline them for many reasons. For example for Boston University, I had to decline their acceptance because their tuition was way...

Why I ultimately chose my school
124 Words
I ultimately chose Stony Brook University because of many important factors. The number priority was how much I had to pay for college and Stony Brook gave me a Presidential Scholarship along with more aid from the...