College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘18
BS, Journalism, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Freshman at Northwestern University who loves sports, music, and meeting new people.
From: La Canada , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, UC Berkeley, USC, UCLA
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Football
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society, Political Campaign
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College Application Essays

Listen to the Music “I got a black magic woman. Got me so blind I can’t see.” A melancholy D-Minor guitar progression masks the smooth Latin rhythm of the congas and timbales. The song’s alluring blend of classic rock, southern blues, and Latin folk music portrays the diversity of influences in its American roots. While listening to this masterful composition, I close my eyes, and my perception of reality begins to deteriorate. A new world materializes when I...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
256 Words
With the rapid increase of global communications and the cultural preeminence of social media, the social fabric of American society is constantly shifting, and with it, the role of media within our everyday lives. The Medill School of Journalism would allow me to not only gain insight on the dynamic functions of modern media, but also develop the crucial rhetorical skills required to thrive in the professional world. Also, Northwestern University strongly emphasizes interdisciplinary education and flexible curriculum. This enables...

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