College Admissions Info

Macaulay Honors College - CUNY, ‘19
BA, Chemistry, Environmental Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Brooklyn , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: American, SUNY Buffalo, Stony Brook, Binghamton, Drexel, Manhattan College, USciences, Brooklyn College, Hunter, Macaulay Honors
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1280
Highest SAT: 1790
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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: American Cancer Society, Key Club, Math Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Leadership experience
639 Words
Growing up, I believed that one person in a group would always be able to accomplish every task. In school group projects, I learned to carry the most responsibility and do everything by myself. However, my attitude about group work changed as I became involved with Key Club, a community service based organization in my high school. As a member of Key Club during my four years of high school, my role in the club increased over the years. I...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
269 Words
American University provides its students the freedom to pursue majors and minors within and across the different schools and colleges of the University. In no more than two paragraphs, discuss your academic goals and how American University would help you achieve them. (250 word limit - no minimum) After visiting American University in November, I was surprised to see the means that AU will go to help me achieve my academic goals through its interdisciplinary approach. I prefer an interdisciplinary approach...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
278 Words
In no more than two paragraphs, please address one of the following prompts: 2) American University is known for its politically active student body, where students engage in a variety of local, national, and global issues. Discuss an issue of importance to you and how you hope to become further involved with it as a member of the American University community. (250 word limit – no minimum) Today, one of the lesser known global issues is the lack of clean drinking water. If...

Additional Essay Details:
20 Words
Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what lessons did you learn?

College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Brooklyn College is only a...