jvega123
jvega123,
Northwestern ‘20
B.S., Chemical Engineering
Adventurer who always travels with a suitcase full of books
Features Included
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Essays
1
Schools
7
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Orland Park, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

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

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific 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...
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Supplemental Essay: “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,...
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School Specific Advice

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General 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...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.2
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2060
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
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SAT Prep
SAT IIs
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Multicultural / International Club, Book Buddies

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Volunteer Experiences

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