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Shi Hui Ng
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Shi Hui Ng is a senior at Stuyvesant High School in New York and is from Singapore.  She has a fascination for oceanography and biology, and can be often seen with her hands deep in a tank at Coral Reef Club or exclaiming "Y!!!" at her National Ocean Sciences Bowl team practice. When she isn't busy scratching her head at organic chemistry problems or writing away at Minds Matter, she loves watching science and DIY marathons on YouTube, sketching on her drawing pad and slurping on hot noodle soups.

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I Passed Up Full Scholarships for My Dream School -- And I Don't Regret It

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 1:36 PM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

After attending Wellesley College's Spring Open Campus, I decided that I would enroll there during the...

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The One Thing I Regret During the College App Process

(1) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 12:28 PM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

After school on March 25, I rapidly open multiple tabs and log onto several college websites...

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It's Been a Roller Coaster of a Ride

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 10:49 AM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

Yes! I can finally hear the ice cream truck song being amplified through the streets: Spring...

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Why I Can't Relax About College (Just Yet)

(1) Comments | Posted March 17, 2014 | 11:25 AM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

This mid-winter recess, I attempted to create some order from the piles of forms and folders...

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What I Learned About Myself From Applying To College

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2014 | 12:22 PM

After my winter break marathon of eight college applications, I feel as though a huge boulder has been lifted off my back. One thing I learned during this process: the best essays aren't written at the last minute. Don't do it, don't even let it cross your mind; given that...

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5 Secrets For Surviving The College App Process

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 9:12 AM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

I knew that getting accepted by QuestBridge partner schools is a highly competitive process...

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Applying Early Decision Wasn't So Scary After All

(2) Comments | Posted December 7, 2013 | 11:29 AM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

One surprise from the application process is the VIP treatment I received after I signed up...

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