College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘19
BS, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am an almost-18 year old who was accepted to her dream school (NYU!!) this Spring, and I'm moving coast to coast to attend in two weeks!
From: Lacey , Washington
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: NYU, Washington, Washington State
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1330
Highest SAT: 1870
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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: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: School Jazz / Orchestra, Math Team, French Club
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College Application Essays

My love story with mathematics began when I took Algebra II my freshman year of high school. It was like I became a new, better version of myself the day I realized that I have this undying passion for the subject. My teacher recommended that I take Pre-Calculus as an independent study that year, so I could then move on to AP Calculus as a sophomore. I could never thank him enough, because I truly believe that had it not...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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As I have spent the last two years on a college campus, I have learned that a college, in a certain sense, has a lot more to offer to students than a high school. Controversial discussion is encouraged by professors, and I have learned a lot more about the subjects I have taken, as well as about my peers, and even myself. Similarly, New York University is open, truthful, and has so many incredible aspects- its academics are impeccable, diversity...

Additional Essay Details:
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I wrote what was me, and what was genuine, and it paid off! Stay true to yourself. Don't try to be perfect, because they know that nobody is perfect. They'd rather see you having ambition and being true to yourself than trying to come off as someone who you think that they want you to be!

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Students at NYU are open-minded,...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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If you aren't ready for a campus without walls, then NYU is not for you. You are not only an NYU student when you come here, but you are also a true New Yorker. Some people need a...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I didn't use a private admissions...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I interviewed with Stanford. It was about 2.5 hours at a coffee shop-...

What set me apart from other applicants
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I have a true passion for mathematics, and strong schools recognize that. Also, don't...

Why I declined other schools
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NYU is unlike any other school. It truly has no...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Make true connections with your professors, especially ones who teach what you're passionate about!...