kennyallen_
kennyallen_,
Northwestern ‘21
B.A., Journalism
My name's Kenny, and I like writing, politics, and ultimate (frisbee)
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Boston, Massachusetts
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Journalism

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
675 Words
Family background
When I first held my brother in 7th grade, I thought that he would just be a cute thing to have around the house. However, I soon learned that he was much more than that. Khai, who is only five now, has taught me more than anybody I know. Because of him, I’ve learned how to change a diaper, that sometimes you need to put other people first, and that good role models are important. When Khai was born,...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
304 Words
College is an experience dedicated to learning, but it is also important for your learning to direct you once you leave school. As a person who wants to be a journalist, no other school will provide me with more opportunities than Northwestern. Typically, I think of college as the step before a person’s career, however, it seems to me that I will be able to step into my career while being a Northwestern student. Sometimes I get anxious that...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
15 Words
I described myself as the ...
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How I chose schools to apply to
49 Words
I wanted to go far away from home (a thousand miles did the job); I...
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High School Performance

Rank
N/A
 
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
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Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1410
 
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences

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