purplewildcat
purplewildcat,
Northwestern ‘18
B.A., Economics, , Political Science and Government
Foodie and Sleeper
Features Included
3
Essays
9
Schools
16
Scores
3
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Lawrenceville, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - Newark  (Newark, NJ)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
667 Words
Bizarre talent
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...
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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...
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

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

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeBoarding
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesProm Committee, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Boy/Girl Scouts
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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