College Admissions Info

laurenhk laurenhk
Northwestern University, ‘16
BS, Journalism, Marketing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Junior at Northwestern University
From: Davie , Florida
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: FSU, UNC, Northwestern
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

A thousand people. That’s how many students and teachers were attending the State Scholastic Press Association District Seven Convention. That’s also how many people I had to make a speech in front of. Because of my newspaper advisor’s encouragement, I had decided to run for the prestigious title of District Seven Representative. As the district representative, I would have to help organize events for future district and state conventions as well as write newsletters. Writing and planning...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
43 Words
I wrote about my experience touring the school and the city near it and elaborated on why I thought I was a good fit for it. I also talked about the field that I wanted to enter and why the school made sense.

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
66 Words
I did use a private admission counselor. My school college counselor was helpful but could really only provide information about...