soska
soska,
Northwestern ‘17
B.S., Advertising, , Mass Communication, , Marketing, , Film and Video Studies
I am a current sophomore at Northwestern pursuing a career in marketing and communications.
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
9
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American, Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Advertising

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Pots and pans rattle on the stove while Telemundo blares in the background – an average afternoon in my Abuelita’s kitchen. Some of my fondest childhood memories took place in that kitchen on Commercial Street in Southeast Chicago. I remember making tortillas by hand and cooking arroz con frijoles with my Abuelita’s help. I remember crossing the street to the corner store to buy her daily lottery ticket, and running back as she called out to me, “¡Vamanos!” But...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
487 Words
Journalism is a passion of mine. I can’t imagine my life without it. From my humble beginnings as a high school newspaper reporter to the first time I walked into my job at Tribune Tower, I knew that it was my calling. That isn’t to say that I wasn’t pulled into it kicking and screaming. I never thought I would be interested in journalism. Hell, I was never that into the news until I got into high...
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Additional Essay Details
353 Words
At the time that I applied to Northwestern, I was almost certain that I wasn't going to be accepted. It was my dream school, no doubt about it. The school fit all of my criteria: proximity, program, and prestige. I had dreamed about the school since I was that little girl that wanted to be a veterinarian. I couldn't handle that dream being crushed, which I was sure was going to happen because of my (what I considered to be)...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
158 Words
I chose the universities I applied to based on three main criteria: proximity, programs, and prestige. I applied to local schools because I knew that as an only child that had never spent much time away from home, I would probably be best off with safety schools...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.40
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1900
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1350

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Boy/Girl Scouts, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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