College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘19
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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From: Rawalpindi , New York , Pakistan
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Drexel, NYU, Purdue, Miami
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Punjabi, Urdu, English

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Squash, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Student Council / Government
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
665 Words
“Do you know that time slows down for an object that moves at high speeds!”, I exclaimed with excitement to my eight-year-old cousin. Oblivious to her addled facial expressions and everything around me, I continued my animated “speech” as if I were in an ephemeral trance; it was ephemeral because a sandal, darting through the air, soon greeted my cheek and, like an adept wizard, knew the exact spell to wake me up. I woke up to the sight of...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
0 Words

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
64 Words
Definitely get those teachers to recommend you who know you quite well. Also, be involved throughout the process. Don't...

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

What I’d change about my application process
57 Words
The biggest mistake that I did was PROCRASTINATE! Please don't be the one who procrastinates and leaves...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
79 Words
The students at NYU are very liberal minded and down-to-earth. NYU focuses on creating a diverse and inclusive environment that is unparalelled. Other than...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
105 Words
NYU is a global, research based university. Emphasis on the global. It not only requires its students to have academic proficiency but also looks for kids with a global outlook,...