Cwester888
Cwester888,
Northwestern ‘16
B.A., Economics
Economics major at Northwestern University, Class of 2016
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
7
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Brentwood, Tennessee
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
108 Words
Role model/inspiration
I grew up in Gaborone, Botswana. My parents are both infectious disease MD's and worked extensively with local clinics and hospitals on HIV/AIDS research. My personal statement reflected on the experiences of one particular AIDS infected patient of theirs who became incredibly close with our family, and who displayed tremendous courage in publicly announcing their positive HIV status despite the negative social connotations such a decision would leave in its wake. In summary, the statement was one that followed...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
3 Words
"Why Northwestern University"
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Additional Essay Details
125 Words
With any "Why us" essay, it's important that you pick 2 or 3 central aspects of a school, and go in depth on them. Don't try to fit every detail of why you like a school into 2 sheets of paper, and sacrifice quality for volume. My defining traits that made NU stick out to me were it's strength of athletic conference (Big Ten sports, and all the excitement that comes with it) coupled with their academic reputation. Other topics I touched on...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
17 Words
Size of student body first....
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis, Soccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Debate Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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