College Admissions Info

Northeastern University, ‘22
BS, Environmental and Marine Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Northeastern Undergrad - Applied to 20+ schools and have a lot of experience helping high school students write college essays. Free to help anytime :)
From: Sanad , Bahrain
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Accepted At: NYU, Claremont (CMC), Pomona, McGill, UToronto, BU, Rochester
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring, Yearbook, Charity Drive Organizing, Disaster relief, Model Congress / Model UN, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Northeastern, NYU, Claremont (CMC), Pomona, BU, Rochester: Creative personal story, Death of a loved one, Story central to identity
625 Words
I stare at a mirror for an hour, three times a week. Twenty-three women stand around me. In the reflection, I see no ages, no religions, no ethnicities, no labels. The music starts. We dance. After treadmills and dumbbells became monotonous to me, I decided to participate in the Zumba fitness classes offered at my gym. Entering the dance studio, I stared at my infinite reflections in the mirror walls, unaware that the class would offer me much more than...

Supplemental Essay for NYU: “Why us” school essay
420 Words
As I’m about to leave Weinstein Hall for my morning jog, I grab a Razzmatazz Smoothie from Jamba Juice—one of the benefits of having a food court within the building. After a few laps around Washington Square Park, my watch beeps: it is time for a shower before my 9 a.m. Sustainable Cities course. Heading to the subway on Eighth Street, I bump into Professor Kristen Day. Familiar with my love for travel (I can ramble on incessantly),...

Supplemental Essay for Pomona: Diversity statement
442 Words
As I scrambled out of the artificial river, I gazed at the whirlwind of intertwining rides that awaited me, only to find that my “life-changing experience”, as the waterpark advertisement stated, did not consist of plunging drops or terrifying twists. Looking for a towel to dry my wet hair, I entered the women’s bathroom. Inside was a group of eleven girls wearing matching t-shirts with a red and black logo on the back. Initially, I thought they were on...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
96 Words
1) ask early. give your recommender enough time to write something good about you. almost all last minute recommendations end up being another template version of a recommendation from...

What I’d change about my application process
36 Words
I would start earlier. Even though I began writing drafts...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
89 Words
-charity is always an easy one and is actually fun to do! also good for last minute additions to your application lol -another one is doing...

How to increase chances at my school (Northeastern)
61 Words
Northeastern's admission rate has only been getting lower as the years go by. As an international student, I...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school (Claremont (CMC))
52 Words
Don't let the 9.4% acceptance rate scare you from applying to Claremont. For the Why Us essay,...

Why I declined other schools (Pomona)
66 Words
Although the 9.1% acceptance rate made me proud to get in, I ultimately chose to go to Northeastern instead of Pomona...