College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘17
BA, Economics, Mass Communications and Media

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a sophomore undergrad at Northwestern University. I study Economics and Communications.
From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Loyola U Chicago, Illinois, U Illinois, Seton Hall, DePaul
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Football (Recruited), Track & Field, Wrestling
Extracurricular Activities: Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Book Buddies, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Charity Drive Organizing, Community Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Transition to adulthood
365 Words
The great thing about college is that I finally get the opportunity to completely find myself. I am able to study what I feel most passionate about. Not only do I grow in knowledge, but I mature in my character. Besides manifesting my education, the major reason why I am going to college is to find my destiny. I believe that in order to do so, I must finally build my identity. The man I want to be is one...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
283 Words
Northwestern Statement: What are the unique qualities of Northwestern - and of the specific undergraduate school to which you are applying - that make you want to attend the University? In what ways do you hope to take advantage of the qualities you have identified? The unique quality of Northwestern University and of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences that make me want to attend the University is the excellent student-teacher ratio. According to the Northwestern University Common Data Set 201...

Additional Essay Details:
18 Words
I always save my responses to the short writing questions that colleges because they often overlap one another.

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
113 Words
Try to choose a professor that teaches a subject that you plan to choose as your major. Do not choose a professor whom you never had a class with. Try to choose a professor...