College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘15
BS, Industrial and Engineering Management, Economics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

Engineering and Economics rising senior at Northwestern University.
From: Maplewood , Minnesota
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Emory, Northwestern, Duke, Wisconsin
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2150
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High School Performance

Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer (Recruited), Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: American Cancer Society, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Volunteer/public interest work
1060 Words
Social networks and interaction patterns are often complicated and intricate patterns occurring in many species on Earth. Human social network examples include Facebook, Twitter and simple friendship associations. In the animal kingdom, social networks can involve various movements and actions, specific calls or vocalizations or participation in daily tasks such as grooming and eating. Our project initially focused on dolphin interactions in a group of dolphins studied for a period of two years off the coast of New Zealand and...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
13 Words
Northwestern's location, engineering school, Big Ten Sports, and internship opportunities were my focus

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
146 Words
I really wanted to get out of Minnesota and I had a hard time initially figuring out where I wanted to go. I took a couple major trips with my dad to explore and learn about the country and different options. We went all...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
179 Words
I've been involved in a ton of things in my time at Northwestern from day 1. I've been a tour guide, a freshman mentor, member of the men's club soccer team, part of our dance marathon, and a member of a fraternity. I have taken leadership roles in my fraternity for planning a trip to...

Post-college plans
215 Words
I want to finish this year and start working full time in downtown Chicago. I've had internships in mechanical engineering, construction engineering and now in advertising. Each time I've worked at large, well known companies and gotten great exposure and experience to successful people in the field. At 3M I was part of a thin film manufacturing group that worked on aspects of the Apple...

My advice about getting recommenders
87 Words
My recommendations came from my national honor society mentor, my soccer coach, and a teacher I had for AP US history. They each had different perspectives...

What set me apart from other applicants
121 Words
This one is harder to answer in general. I think the elite schools are really looking for students that can bring something to the table. My leadership experience from high school clearly translated to Northwestern as...