College Admissions Info

New School91757
New School, ‘15
BA, International Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

I was born once, and now I'm here... pretty cool.
From: Phnom Penh , Cambodia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: New School, NYU, Tufts, Pace
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

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High School Performance

Top 10%
High School Type: International
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Charity Drive Organizing, Dance, Culinary
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Controversial topic
956 Words
I N T R O D U C T I O N / D I S C U S S I O N It was hard for me to choose a topic for my personal essay. Over the past year, everyone has stressed the importance of it, and I’ve mulled over many different topics. I’ve considered discussing my sense of identity, as I am someone who finds “Where are you from?” a very complicated and long-winded question. I’ve...

Additional Essay Details:
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Full essay has been posted, and though it's untraditional I received excellent feedback from admissions officers.

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
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Applying to college is a very competitive endeavour, and fear of this should not hamper your ability to really show your colors. Write fearlessly, show them who you really are unapologetically, and somehow...