College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘19
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a freshman in college attending NYU in bio major.
From: Richmond Hill , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: Hunter, CUNY City, York, NYU, Penn State, Drexel, Binghamton, Stony Brook
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Punjabi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2270
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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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

As I walked into the old brown brick building donning my super-sized gray New York Cares T-shirt, I didn’t think my entire perspective of happiness would change so dramatically as it would after today. My fellow volunteers and I followed Diana and Tiffany, our quirky but stern project leaders, up the wooden steps into the play room where the children were eating together on a rusty, large table in the center of the room. These were children with parents...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
354 Words
As I leafed through the growing pile of college mail on my desk, a blue packet with the word VASSAR printed on it, stuck out at an odd angle. This irregularity caught my eye and instantly made me curious. As I turned the pages, the sight of the campus left me at awe. The library resembled an old English architectural feat, amid lush green trees which sheltered its magnificence. Immediately, I began to picture myself strolling down the green paths,...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
304 Words
As I step through the large welcoming doors, I found myself among individuals who would be making headlines one day in their pursuits to make the world better, healthier, and smarter. These students would be the future engineers, doctors, and lawyers of tomorrow that our society needs to thrive. They might not know it yet but these Columbia students are going to make us proud. Therefore the most appealing aspect of Columbia to me are the students, all of whom...

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
16 Words
be a well rounded student ...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
7 Words
open minded,...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
17 Words
that it helps commuter students...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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apply for scholarships so that you don't...

My advice about getting recommenders
29 Words
be a good student throughout the year and get...