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What are my chances at NYU?

airfire1928airfire1928 Registered User Posts: 256 Junior Member
Hi! I'm currently a senior who is waiting for their last college -- NYU! I got accepted into Stony Brook, Binghamton, Queens, Baruch and Hunter (just got into the honors program!). However, I got rejected from Northeastern (lmao rip) and Boston Univeristy. What are my chances for NYU? I'll be majoring in journalism so I'll be in CAS!


ACT (breakdown): 28C (29E, 26M, 29R, 26S)
*I know it's low
Unweighted GPA: 93 UW, 101 W
Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): N/A
AP (place score in parenthesis): AP World, APUSH, AP English, AP Stats, AP Gov, AP Bio
(I know my AP scores are bad, I'm only going to report the APUSH score)
Senior Year Course Load: Calculus Honors, AP Stats, AP Bio, AP Gov, College English
*I took college accounting my junior year, got an A+ and received 6 credits for it


Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
Red Cross (secretary 10-11, Vice 12)
Key Club
Writer for school newspaper
Environmental (Vice 12)
National Honor Society
Math Honor Society
English Honor Society
Science Honor Society
History Scholar Honor Society

Essays: I'm not good at judging my own stuff, but based on what teachers/students have said: 8-9/10. My common app essay was definitely better than my NYU supplement I think.
Teacher Recommendation: Got one from my APUSH teacher who apparently writes really good ones. I was her intern junior year! Also asked my math teacher who loves me. I really pushed him to make my recommendation good and not generic.So like 7/10?
Counselor Rec: Probably really generic. She doesn't really know me. (5/10)

Awards/Honors (not impressive):
Semi Finalist for Stony Brook Japan Essay Competition
Published original poem in a book

Intended Major: Journalism
State (if domestic applicant): New York
School Type: Public school, not very competitive
Ethnicity: Asian! (Chinese)
Gender: Female

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