elanaross2017
elanaross2017,
Northwestern ‘17
B.S., Political Science and Government, , Broadcast Journalism
I'm a college sophomore, studying political science and journalism.
Features Included
2
Essays
13
Schools
13
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Pacific Palisades
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
498 Words
Career aspirations, Work experience
While the battle for the remote is an epic one in our home, one night each year, there is no debate. For my sister, it has always meant storming out of the room, ears steaming. But I would sit right in front of the television, eyes glued to the screen. The State of the Union Address would become the center of my world, accompanied by my parents’ running commentary. At only five, I was hooked. I happily grew into the...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
319 Words
In fourth grade, I found myself in trouble for the first time, “benched” for petitioning “More trees, less Bush” during recess. Molded by my family’s political advocacy, it was no surprise that I was so captivated by the world of government. My passion for politics quickly turned into all out zeal, and by Election Night, 2008, my mind was made up; I needed to be a politician, and I needed to go to Georgetown University. By senior year, I was...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
21 Words
Come prepared with questions! Know a...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
10 Words
Professional. Don't just...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
5 Words
Dance Marathon,...
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Post-college plans
2 Words
Law...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
13 Words
Choose a specific program...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2060
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Tutoring/Mentoring, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Charity Drive Organizing

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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