College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘20
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Adventurer who always travels with a suitcase full of books
From: Orland Park , Illinois
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Multicultural / International Club, Book Buddies
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College Application Essays

My parents and grandparents have always inspired me to improve on what previous generations have laid as a foundation for us. My grandparents, who were born and raised in Mexico, did not have access to educational opportunities such as those in the United States. At a young age, they were both expected to work in the fields in order to contribute to the families' financial needs. Despite only having a second grade education, my grandfather worked hard and saved along...

Supplemental Essay for Northwestern: “Why us” school essay
300 Words
I believe that Northwestern will allow me to get the most out of my undergraduate education –specifically the emphasis Northwestern places on research. In the Department of Chemical Engineering, there are several faculty members, including Milan Mrksich, working with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and I would love to reach out to him and work on his projects since medicine is another field that interests me. Another important aspect of Northwestern is the opportunity to collaborate with others,...

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
161 Words
I think something that is super important that they say but everyone takes for granted is "make it unique". You sit there and think, "How many people have written this essay, mine will never be unique." What I choose to do to make mine unique is take different...