HSSBO
HSSBO,
Northwestern ‘16
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
I'm a Mechanical Engineering student at Northwestern University
Features Included
3
Essays
2
Schools
9
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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When I was in second grade, I struggled to learn how to spell the word “BECAUSE.” That darn word kept me off the “spelling wizard” list for weeks. With diligent effort, and a mnemonic device my mother conceived featuring the Mickey Mouse song, I eventually learned how to spell the word correctly. Thanks to that irritatingly catchy jingle, and the magic of spell check, I will never misspell “because” again. Looking back, the real lesson from this experience was one...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
48 Words
I wrote about wanting to go to Northwestern because of the "walls being low" (something an admission officer mentioned). The theme was wanting to do engineering, but being excited that there were other opportunities to work with if that didn't work out, or just in general to try.
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Additional Essay Details
228 Words
For my NU supplement essay I took a phrase from the admission officers "the walls are low here." This refers to the ability to take classes across schools regardless of what school you are in. I was glad this was a part of NU because it provided comfort in my desire to pursue engineering. Should it not work out, I could fall back to a different good school, and even if it did work out, I would not necessarily be...
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
105 Words
Students get in to Weinberg first, then other schools. All admission is done through the admissions office though (McCormick office does not have a say on who they take). McCormick...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNursing Home Volunteer, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Multicultural / International Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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