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Chance Me For NYU Stern!
Prerequisite Information: I'm a Junior, I want to study economics/finance (I'll choose one eventually)
SAT I: 2300
ACT: Not Taken
SAT II: US History (780), Chemistry (770), World History (800)
Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.5
Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): Unranked
AP (expected score in parentheses): AP English (5), AP Chemistry (3), APUSH (5), AP Microeconomics (Self-Taught, 4), will take AP Biology, AP Macroeconomics, AP English Lit. and AP Statistics Senior Year
Major Awards: American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) High School Essay Competition Honorable Mention, National Catholic Forensics League National Qualifier
Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Politics Club (President), Student Body Representative, National Speech and Debate (3 years, 2x Tournament winner, National Qualifier), Saxophonist (4 years)
Job/Work Experience:Intern at a small Hedge Fund in Utah (over the summer, will do again) , Intern at Law firm in Egypt (1 month)
Volunteer/Community service: Volunteer at Kidney Transplant Hospital in Egypt (1 month)
Summer Activities: Yale Economics for Leaders Program
Essays: REALLY Good in general
State (if domestic applicant): Utah
School Type: College Preparatory Private School (rated hardest in the state)
Ethnicity: African American
Income Bracket: $50,000-$150,000
Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): URM, First-Generation, Parents were refugees, spent first 2 years of high school in Egypt, I'm a Day Trader for my Parents.
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