College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘15
BA, Acting, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Senior at Northwestern University
From: Pittsburgh
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Notre Dame, Northwestern, Pitt, Richmond, Catholic UA, BC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2070
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance, Basketball, Field Hockey
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Equestrian, Community or summer theater/plays
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Feeling out of place
565 Words
Standing at five feet eleven inches, I have been given big shoes to fill. Literally. I am the “tall girl.” In almost every situation, I will be the “tall girl.” Though it was never easy, I have grown into my height and all that it encompasses; both with what people expect of me and how I feel about it. Abraham Lincoln towered nine inches over the average man, as did many other pivotal leaders and historical figures, such as Thomas...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
475 Words
Why Northwestern? Setting one foot on campus, I knew that Northwestern was the perfect fit for me. Despite having read so much about the University in the Fiske Guide to Colleges, on the Northwestern website, and in information sent to me via mail, Northwestern had never become so real and so impeccable until that moment. So, why Northwestern? Northwestern is in many ways who I already am. I am not a city girl, but I love what the city has...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
69 Words
Northwestern accepts students based on their intended major. I think something that was really helpful in setting me apart from other...