College Admissions Info

alexatNU
alexatNU
Northwestern University, ‘16
BS, Marketing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Current Junior majoring in Learning and Organizational Change with minors in Psychology and Integrated Marketing.
From: Menlo Park
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, Northeastern, Villanova
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

34
ACT
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, French Club, Green Club, Student Council / Government
How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

It was finally my turn. I anxiously wiped my sweaty palms on my jeans, silently rehearsing the exact words, phrases, and pauses I planned to include in my story. I only had one shot to make my point. You see, in my house, getting a chance to talk is like swimming with the piranhas. As the plate of spaghetti made its second trip around the dinner table, my dad concluded his story with a dramatic pause before saying, “When your...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
605 Words
I could not stop staring at my feet – or rather the collection of colors that layered the walkway just beneath my feet. I looked all the way left, all the way right. The ground was covered with flyers – so many that they became indistinguishable from one another. I continued to stand just under the domed Northwestern entrance. Dance For a Cause. Volunteer at 2Seeds Non-Profit. Discussion at Hand: Immigration. Even a blown-up picture of a ferocious wildcat donning a football...









College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
63 Words
In my supplemental essay to Northwestern, I focused on very specific things that made NU a perfect fit for...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
106 Words
Coming into college, I wanted to try all different types of clubs and activities. At the activities fair, I signed up for everything and learned about each club before I decided what...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
155 Words
Coming into college, I had two summer internships after my sophomore and junior years in high school. Although not many of my friends had internships, I felt like I gained a lot of experience doing them. I worked in a non-profit education program that aimed to...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
125 Words
Throughout my college search, one of the top qualifications in a university I liked was having a suburban location that was near to a big city. I wanted my school to have a campus atmosphere with dorms and...