College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘21
BA, Journalism

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

My name's Kenny, and I like writing, politics, and ultimate (frisbee)
From: Boston , Massachusetts
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Accepted At: UMass
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

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High School Performance

Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Northwestern, UMass: Family background
675 Words
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,...

Supplemental Essay for Northwestern: “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...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
15 Words
I described myself as the ...

How I chose schools to apply to
49 Words
I wanted to go far away from home (a thousand miles did the job); I...