College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘15
BA, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Memphis
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Both Parents, Grandparent, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, Ohio State, Indiana, Tulane
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1980
Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
825 Words
It was around 5 am on a hot summers day, and I, along with about thirty others, was hiking up a small mountain in Israel on a three-day adventure in which we would cross the country starting at the Mediterranean and ending at the Sea of Galilee. It surprised some that I, being probably one of the most uncoordinated people on this trip, had chosen to participate in this particular excursion rather than one of the four other options that were...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
163 Words
Having always had a strong passion for community service, the priority level that service takes at Tulane truly sparks my interest in the university. The Academic Service Learning classes would allow me to critically apply my knowledge learned in the classroom to a genuine issue and in turn make a difference in the community. In addition, the International Relations, Political Science major would allow me to directly focus my studies around the two subjects about which I am most passionate....

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
107 Words
You should look up specific details about the school. Reach out to students and find out information about specific clubs and extra curricular opportunities that you could see yourself becoming involved in....