Zach C
Zach C,
Northwestern ‘20
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering student who is passionate about engineering design and product innovation.
Features Included
2
Essays
3
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

As I enter the restaurant, my nose is greeted by the wafting scents of Argentinian-style churrasco. The pleasant aura of smoky carne asado mingles with the warm chatter of Castellano, filling my heart with a congenial sense of belonging. Gaucho Parrilla, a popular Argentinian grill located in the Strip District of Pittsburgh, has been a house of worship for my family ever since its opening two years ago. Back then, the restaurant itself was no larger than my Spanish classroom,...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
284 Words
While touring Northwestern, I was blown away by the unique atmosphere on campus. The desire to learn and succeed among students was quite palpable, and I felt driven simply by walking among these pioneers of the future. My appetite to be immersed in a competitive yet nurturing academic atmosphere ultimately drove me to select Northwestern as my top choice. Every facet of the Northwestern curriculum helps facilitate creative interdisciplinary learning; the quarter system allows students to pursue their varied academic...
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School Specific Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
28 Words
Northwestern is honestly the most well-balanced school in...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Multidimensional, talented,...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
64 Words
I wrote about a steak restaurant for my personal statement essay as part of the Common App. If you...
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What I’d change about my application process
29 Words
DON'T procrastinate your supplemental essays. I did, and I...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
48 Words
There's no need to pay hundreds of dollars for an admissions counselor. Seek out...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.88
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsHockey

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesOther Religious Affiliation, Spanish Club, Science Club/Team

Experience & Awards

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