school4lyfe
school4lyfe,
Northwestern ‘15
B.A., Economics, , Pre-Medicine Studies
I'm an Econ/premed at Northwestern, hoping to get into med school straight out of undergrad. I've been involved in a few things in college, but I'm most passionate about the research and service activities I've done.
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Glenview, Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
616 Words
X is not only the letter before Y in the English alphabet. X does not merely begin very few English words. X is not merely the quantity Y minus B divided by M. X is truth, and X is meaning. X is what I stand for, what I believe in. X is destiny, and X is purpose. X is what I am and what I aspire to become. How do I go about exploring and discovering X? I study hard...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
221 Words
I was invited to interview at a Starbucks location near my house for admission into Duke. Since I had never interviewed for anything before—whether it be admission into a program, landing a job, or for some news story—I wasn’t really sure what to expect initially. I wore a clean, pressed, light colored button-down Oxford shirt, black slacks, and recently shined shoes. My interviewer,...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
402 Words
I’ve been involved in quite a few things in college (some more deeply than others), as my interests have a decently broad range. I have tutored kids age 5-18 in math for a couple years now once or twice a week, depending on my college schedule. Since I get to work with kids and to help someone improve in something I am both passionate about and find great importance in, this has been a very rewarding experience for me. I also play a variety of intramural sports, from flag football to soccer. These are an incredible way to take...
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Post-college plans
194 Words
As my username indicates, school will dominate my life in the near future. I applied to medical schools throughout the country this past summer and am hoping to land a few interviews and eventually, acceptance letters. I hope to pursue a dual MD/MBA degree, as my Economics major and several experiences while volunteering at hospitals and shadowing...
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What I’d change about my application process
265 Words
The quarter system is highly overrated. Schools (such as Northwestern) will laud its “versatility” in allowing students to take an impressive variety of classes. However, its cons far outweigh its pros (well, pro). Schools on the quarter system typically begin and end classes far later than those on the semester system. This leads to two things: sitting around with no one to hang out with for several weeks before classes start, and being several weeks late to the internship/job...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2240
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess, Church, Debate Club/Team, Hospital Volunteer, Improv club/team, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Science Club/Team, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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