College Admissions Info

purplewildcat
purplewildcat
Northwestern University ‘18
BA, Economics, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Foodie and Sleeper
From: Lawrenceville , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: NYU, UMich, WashU, Tulane, Rutgers
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2310
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2310
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Boarding
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Prom Committee, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Boy/Girl Scouts
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Bizarre talent
667 Words
I love food. And I come from a family where everybody loves food too. Food was a powerful thing in my family—it was more than just a way for our bodies to get nutrients—it was family bonding. It was memories. It was a form of art. The only difference between the rest of my family and me? My family could cook—my grandma created traditional Taiwanese dishes like lu rou fan; my mom bakes the best Parmesan breaded...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
253 Words
Growing up as a CTY and Encore Coda, in-the-woods kind of camp kid, I appreciate traditions. I appreciate warm, tight-knit communities that celebrate together and support each other. Most of all, I appreciate a place with a healthy blend of both academia and social interaction. Listening to stories of the Dance Marathon, the guarding and painting of the Rock, Dillo Day, I know that Northwestern has this unique culture that I’ve been looking for filled with traditions that give...





Additional Essay Details:
652 Words
I love food. And I come from a family where everybody loves food too. Food was a powerful thing in my family—it was more than just a way for our bodies to get nutrients—it was family bonding. It was memories. It was a form of art. The only difference between the rest of my family and me? My family could cook—my grandma created traditional Taiwanese dishes like lu rou fan; my mom bakes the best Parmesan breaded...









College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
19 Words
Ambitious, Diverse, Collaborative, Balance between social...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
50 Words
Definitely send in additional material if you really love a school that you've been waitlisted...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
77 Words
The quarter system moves so much faster than I could have ever expected. In the beginning, there would be no work, but following...