College Admissions Info

phealey95
phealey95
New York University ‘17
BS, Economics, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 6 advice topics

Student Background

I am a freshmen double major in Economics and Computer Science at New York University
From: Danbury , Connecticut
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: NYU, UMich, UConn, Northeastern, Syracuse, UChicago, Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2200
SAT
Highest SAT: 2200
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
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College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
102 Words
Of the 10 schools that I applied to, I had interviews with four of them. What I learned from my interviews and from talking with my peers about the interviews they had...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
82 Words
Most colleges don't require additional material sent after being wait listed, and many actually prefer that you don't because it comes off as needy, desperate,...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
114 Words
As a student at NYU, I am living in the cultural, social, and financial center of the country that is Greenwich Village. I am within walking distance of hundreds, if not thousands, of potential...





What set me apart from other applicants
81 Words
I think what set me apart from other applicants was my CommonApp essay. I wrote about something that initially posed as a weakness for...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
106 Words
If your school asks you to write a "Why Us" supplement, which most do, it is best to do A LOT of research about the school. Know that school like the back...





Post-college plans
154 Words
The most important post-college plans to focus on while studying undergrad is obviously employment or graduate school. If you are absolutely positive graduate school is what you want to pursue immediately upon graduation, then take courses that will most directly benefit that path. However, you should...