dhyun15
dhyun15,
NYU ‘19
B.S., Accounting, , Management Sciences and Information Systems, , Economics
NYU Freshman - attending its undergrad Stern business school. Planning on studying Information Systems. Love lifting and listening to metal/hard rock/techno. Looking forward to joining a dance group in college :)
Features Included
5
Essays
3
Schools
11
Scores
4
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Accounting

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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What can I offer NYU? One of NYU's prominent features is its active involvement in underprivileged areas. So why should a "forprofit" ideal contradict the concept of helping the poor? As a future freshman here, I will combine NYU's culture of community service and its strong business background to fuel our students' entrepreneurial endeavors. For me, community service and business often went hand-in hand.Whatever helpful activities I participated within and outside Windward, products were always sold or exchanged. Often...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
100 Words
I would continue doing Journalism, since it is the most effective way to connect with students and staff about global issues. Not only do my readers gain a greater perspective about the world, but through their feedback and opinions, I am able to hone my analytic and writing abilities. Furthermore, Journalism is the ideal medium for talking about controversial topics, and expressing them in a clear, concise, and polite matter. By joining a Journalism club or starting my own at...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
268 Words
Windward is the most intimate, intellectually connected, and socially involved community in which I participate. Everyone is here to break stereotypes and enrich one another's progress. All students have their specialized roles, whether they are varsity athletes or active student organization members, to make their class unique. Like many great schools, Windward is strongly linked to international problems. Often times, they are indirectly brought forth through light-hearted conversations and banter. Hence, my place within Windward's community is to provide a...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
503 Words
Many educational institutions succeed in teaching students only the most rudimentary skills. However, only a few colleges participate in hands-on learning. The Undergraduate Ross School of Business is an ideal place for me, since the college provides hands-on learning ranging from working in local communities to faraway nations, and the school has numerous clubs to inspire leadership and community service. One of my life goals is to educate both kids and adults in poor, underdeveloped parts of the world, like...
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Additional Essay Details
943 Words
As I wrote my personal statements, I realized the two most important qualities in my essays are passion and details of specific activities. For example, in my NYU and CommonApp essays, I focused exclusively on the Bain Case Study Competition and my volunteering stint at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. True, thousands of high school students volunteer and participate in competitions, but the knowledge and life experience you get from these activities is unique among each person. As long as you are...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
142 Words
I chose NYU primarily due two reasons: its strong business program, and the school's urban environment. I didn't have a good campus experience during high school, since a lot of students preferred to do things on their own, and most of them...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
96 Words
My school assigned students private counselors, so I never needed to sought out a private one. Specifically, the school divided my class into groups of 20 to 30 students, and 1 counselor...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
473 Words
Although I applied to NYU's Business School as an Early Decision, I had a tough time deciding among NYU, University of Michigan, and Indiana University of Bloomington. NYU's playground is New York City itself and is also one of the best schools for creating a career, but a strong school spirit would be sorely lacking. Sure, NYU has some decent Division-3 sports teams, but they're sparsely attended. The school community is further de-emphasized since there are rarely any huge school events. It was the few weeks after my acceptances I realized I still wanted a strong school spirit and some...
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What I’d change about my application process
400 Words
If I could complete the college application all over again, I have no doubt I'd still have chosen NYU. However, I'd definitely have a greater head start with completing my application, talking to alumni and current students of my target schools, and writing the essays. There were a lot of classmates who began their college admissions process in August or September. Most of them had a tough time during the first half of the year, since academics were tougher than those in junior year, and they still had to find time to complete applications. For most students, classes in your...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.93
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Community Cleanup / Service, Student Council / Government, Science Club/Team, Math Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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