grosen94
grosen94,
Northwestern ‘16
B.A., Mathematics
I am a junior math major at Northwestern University.
Features Included
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Essays
2
Schools
8
Scores
0
Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Greensboro
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Mathematics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 3 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
634 Words
Northwestern Statement As I began my college search over the summer without a clue as to where to go, I had only a few small criteria with which to work. I wanted to leave the Southeast, with its constantly warm weather and little diversity, and attend a college that has a balance of highly acclaimed academic programs, competitive sports teams, and social activities in which I can be involved. When I received my first letter from Northwestern, I did not...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
800 Words
Sadness, anger, shock. These were the main emotions I felt on the morning of Thursday, June 30 this past summer. That date was months ago, but I can still remember it with no trouble at all. I was at a summer camp called ANYTOWN, whose primary goal is to end discrimination and bigotry by teaching its delegates the value of inclusivity. This particular day at ANYTOWN began like the others, but was quickly transformed into one of the most significant experiences...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
670 Words
Tell us about a time when you failed. How did you react? What, if anything, did you learn? The month was September, which for most simply means the long, dreary school days are becoming a reality yet again. However, for me September signifies the beginning of hockey season. This particular September, I was going to be participating in my first hockey tryouts. I knew these tryouts would be a great challenge for me, though. To give some perspective on my...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.50
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1980
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1400
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsWrestling, Swimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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