College Admissions Info

syd414
syd414
Northeastern University, ‘18
BS, Civil Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Northeastern University, CIVE Undergrad & Triathlete
From: Boston , Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Northeastern, Holy Cross, Vanderbilt, UMass
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2100
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Lacrosse, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Spanish Club
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Transition to adulthood
622 Words
There was blood, everywhere. When I initially joined the staff at Hale Reservation's North Beach as a lifeguard and swim instructor, I was under the impression that I would simply teach children from the inner city how to swim freestyle properly, tread water, and float on their backs. This was not an accurate description of my summer job during the summer of 2013. Lifeguarding is often viewed as an easy job for teenagers whose only goals fro the summer are to...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
19 Words
I wrote about how important co-op would be in determining what student and career paths were right for me.

Additional Essay Details:
24 Words
I expressed a strong sense of understanding of what the co-op program was, and how experiential learning would be pivotal in my undergraduate career.

College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
27 Words
Northeastern often gives promising students academic scholarships if...





What I’d change about my application process
7 Words
I'd have...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
18 Words
I was automatically considered for...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
42 Words
I am on the Triathlon Team. It's one of the most hardworking club...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
20 Words
Intramural sports are pretty popular, as...





My favorite course thus far, and why
62 Words
So far my favorite course has been an honors class, Drugs: Global Implications. Although it is not part of...





What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
19 Words
I'd put more focus on ending...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Hardworking, diverse,...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
15 Words
There are a lot of...





How to approach transferring schools
14 Words
Express interest in the...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
41 Words
My counselor was simply my academic adviser from high school. She told...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
46 Words
I interviewed with Holy Cross, Vanderbilt, Stanford, Harvard, and Yale. They were all pleasant...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
81 Words
Volunteer! Don't just do it to get something for a resume or application, find a way to offer your time doing something you enjoy....





What set me apart from other applicants
21 Words
My application essay was focused on...





Post-college plans
12 Words
I plan on attending...