College Freshman at the UW Seattle and transferring to NYU for Fall 2021
Previously rejected by NYU as a high school senior with a 3.64 GPA. GPA now at the UW Seattle is 3.76.
Didn’t submit any SAT scores, but NYU probably has it on file from the past.
AP Calc BC - 5
AP Physics Mech - 3 (Made up for this by getting a 3.6 in Calculus Physics at the UW)
AP Physics E&M - 4
Courses taken: Multivariable Calc, Diff Eq, CS Java I & II, Calculus Physics (Mechanical), Scientific Computing
Current credits earned: 57
Organized a state hackathon that is part of a national hackathon network focusing on elevating women and non-binary individuals accessibility to tech
Video editor, podcast producer and data analyst at a youth-led non-profit organization that advocates for the Asian community, has 98k followers on Instagram and 7k followers for podcast
Was a Director of Video Productions for a youth-led online magazine focusing on empowering women and non-binary individuals in STEM
Was a research intern at NYU for applied mathematics research
Was an executive committee student council member of high school
Essays - Discussed growing interest in the intersection of data science and social justice from the experience of reclaiming my Vietnamese identity and work at my non-profit organization. Felt pretty good about it.
Rec Letters - Asian American Lit Professor (6/10) - Was during the pandemic so didn’t really make a huge connection but met up with him once or twice to seek advice from class so I guess we did have some relationship (also got a 4.0 in his class and mentioned the class in my essay)
Immediate director from the non-profit organization (9/10) - She really knows what I do for the organization, my skills, and my personality and she also goes to NYU now.
Immediate director from hackathon organization (9/10) - Know what and how I contributed to the organization, my work ethic, and my personality as well.