College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘17
BS, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Public Policy, Administration, and Social Work

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

I love to swim, hike, and listen to music. I am interested in "helping the world with math," by using quantitative methods to evaluate social problems.
From: River Forest , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, UMich
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Italian

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2270
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Dance
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College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Northwestern students all place a high value on getting involved in meaningful extracurriculars. There are tons of organizations to get involved in, whether they're athletic, pre-professional, cultural, academic, philanthropic, creative, Greek, or something else entirely. I am currently leading a team of 5 peers on a project through Students Consulting for Non-Profit Organizations. I am also on the exec board for Swim Club and a member of Greek life. Students Consulting for Non-Profit Organizations (SCNO) has been a really great way for me to test the waters of consulting as a profession, while also helping the community. Each quarter, teams are...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Get a job! Colleges and future employers like to see that you have some drive. In high school, I don't think it has to be something very career-oriented, just something to keep you busy. It would help if there's a way you can frame it to talk about what you learned from your experience, though. For example, I taught swim lessons and worked at a farmers' market. The swim lessons taught me how to be incredibly patient and communicate something that comes very naturally to me (swimming) to a child who has no clue what they're doing. My farmers' market...