College Admissions Info

Ally Gator
Fairleigh Dickinson University, ‘18
BS, International Business, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Inspired and motivated by the business realm, I strive to be a leader in International Business and pursue my studies in the United States and Abroad!
From: Rockaway , New Jersey
Gender: Other
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: FDU, Pace, Rutgers, Rutgers
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1240
Highest SAT: 1730
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Multicultural / International Club
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College Application Essays

Diversity Intensifies! Running away from one's background and trying to be someone else just to be a "part of the crowd" leaves you lost in the crowd. Being of an Indian background, I've embraced India's exotic fashions, lip-smacking cuisines, intricate architecture, Bollywood, and so much more. It's become a part of my identity. Being born in the United States and growing up here, I've encountered many friends with numerous cultures and I've gained interest in all cultures. Gradually, I have...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
539 Words
Achieving success in life is like balancing on a balance beam, where the middle represents the talent of the gymnast and the imbalance to the left or right represents the gymnast's failure to execute the talent. Most people seem to have the misconception that success is intangible, but, in reality, it is not, because it can be measured. Some people weigh success with money; others weigh it with grades. But I measure success with talent. Bollywood dance helped me expose...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
65 Words
I applied to a few colleges and had only applied to FDU because its application fee was free. It was...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
35 Words
I did apply to local scholarships and received 5 of the 8 I...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
52 Words
I now know that FDU offers business students to get both their bachelor's and masters degrees...

What I’d change about my application process
55 Words
The application process can be very confusing and tiring which it was for me, and along with...

My advice about getting recommenders
108 Words
Don't select recommenders based on if you "think" they are good at writing or not. Choose them because you know they can write great things about you, and if they do it...