My chances at NYU





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Discus: What Are My Chances?: January 2003 Archive: My chances at NYU
By coolcat on Saturday, January 11, 2003 - 04:28 pm: Edit

I really want to go to NYU Tisch for Dramatic Writing, but my SAT's and GPA aren't the best. My SAT'S

GPA-3.5 (w)(I was hit by a car soph. year of hs)
SAT-960 (I know they suck, i'm a bad test taker)

EC's

Student Govt- 9th-present
D.O.C.C'S-9th-present
International Club-11th-present (Started last year)
Principal's Student Advisory-11th present (Started last year)
SHOUT Committee- (10th-11th) (No sponser anymore)
Step Team Manager-12th grade (started this year)

Outside of school clubs-
Red Cross Youth Task Force (11th grade-present)
YBBI Delegate (11th-present)
YBBAC Committee Student Memember- (11th grade-present)
Igbo Camp Kids Jr. Counselor- (11th grade-present)
Have over 300 CS Hours, and many awards, taking all AP and honors classes this year.

Great Rec's and amazing essay. Brillant Porfortlio. I am a good writer. My mom went to high school and my dad didn't finish elem. school. Lower income family. Great personality.I am a URM, (African American)

Somebody anwser me please...

By mango on Saturday, January 11, 2003 - 04:51 pm: Edit

is there anyway you could improve your sat's? your other stats look amazing.. so your only weakness is the sat scores.. if there is anyway you could take them again, try your best..

By coolcat on Saturday, January 11, 2003 - 04:57 pm: Edit

i can't, that was my third time...

By Ann85 (Ann85) on Saturday, January 11, 2003 - 06:05 pm: Edit

I think you might have a chance because you are a URM and it seems like you have a special case. good luck!

By h on Saturday, January 11, 2003 - 06:12 pm: Edit

why is your essay amazing? what was it about? what style was it?

By coolcat on Saturday, January 11, 2003 - 06:19 pm: Edit

my move to maryland from cali, i wrote it like a narrative. since nyu doesn't offer interviews, i decided to write it like i was talking to them. it's funny, yet very touching.


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