College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘18
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I love exploring the endless amount of food and lattes in NYC. When I'm home in Hawaii I enjoy hiking and cliff jumping. I can also be a home body and binge watch Netflix for several days.
From: Kailua Kona , Hawaii
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: NYU, Mills, WPI, Washington, Drexel, U of Portland, Mines
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1170
Highest SAT: 1620
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, National Honor Society, Prom Committee, Community Cleanup / Service, Model Congress / Model UN, Green Club
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

Childish Quilt Dish soap, pepper, a toothpick, and an empty pie tin. The first materials I ever used to perform a simple experiment in grade school. Looking back that would be the moment I fell in love with science. I can still feel the excitement I felt as I watched as the pepper dart off to the edges of the pie tin as I touched the water with the end of a soap coated toothpick. Though I didn't have to...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
38 Words
I chose my school because of the opportunities provided, the network,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
96 Words
I know many say not to take loans, but sometimes you cannot help it. There is no shame in taking loans. However, though I will be slightly in debt...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
89 Words
I didn't know much about NYU prior to applying. All I knew was that it was a famous college and though not an Ivy League, still one...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
76 Words
Everyone loves nothing more then to watch the clock countdown to summer. However, in college it is quite the opposite. Instead of longing...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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NYU has over 300 clubs, so choosing just one is difficult. There is no set "popular club" as everyone has...