College Admissions Info

Danial Ahmed
Polytechnic Institute of 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

Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: NYU, NYU-Poly, WPI, Florida Tech
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Urdu

Test Scores

Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
High School Type: Other Private

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

I had always been a pessimist to the hilt whenever it came to pursuing education in the western world. This bent of mind was not without reason. A family's conservative tradition of the eldest son going into military; as my grandfather was in Navy, father in Air Force or more importantly, the culturally pluralist portrayal of the western community in Pakistan served up for the twist. But who would have thought at such a point that life was yet to...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
437 Words
NYU is global, urban, inspired, smart, connected, and bold. What can NYU offer you, and what can you offer NYU? (200-400 words) Dear Admission Officer, This may be the 500th essay that you are reading or maybe the 403rd essay in which you are expecting to read a whole essay only about NYU being glorified. Rather, I would positively not waste your time and my words in doing that so. This is because NYU is already a very renowned university...

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
52 Words
Make the university feel your need through expressing the strong points of your character. Point...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
8 Words
Anything that...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
21 Words
Probably good internships that help you...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
27 Words
You should definitely apply for scholarship at first...

My advice about getting recommenders
50 Words
Your recommenders should be experienced! Thats it.. A new counselor or recommender may play you...