jessie.mcbrayer
jessie.mcbraye,
Northwestern ‘17
B.S., Astronomy and Astrophysics, , English
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
5
Scores
0
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Charlotte
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
604 Words
Creative personal story
When I was a kid I was scared of a lot of things, but mostly I was petrified of heights. I have memories of clinging to the railings of lighthouses, of bird- watching platforms, of bridges and cliffs. I would get goose bumps in the heat of a North Carolina summer. I would tremble. This was probably why my mother was surprised when I asked to try parasailing. “Really?” she asked. I shrugged. Why not? Unbeknownst to her, I’d...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
373 Words
I’ve always had a bit of trouble with the question “what do you want to be when you grow up?” In kindergarten, I had my heart set on someday becoming a dinosaur, but after the differences between a career and a species were explained to me I’ve remained much less certain. On the one hand, I’ve always been happiest within a story¬– I grew up reading anything I could get my hands on and writing whenever I...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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