College Admissions Info

SarahtheNUWildcat
SarahtheNUWildc
Northwestern University ‘17
BA, Chemistry

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Science-focused student who loves reading & winter
From: Minnetonka , Minnesota
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, St. Olaf, UC Berkeley, Mines, U of Minnesota
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

35
ACT
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

A Need to Converse With over one billion active Facebook users, modern conversation has moved from something done by mouth to something done by fingers. My generation is losing its ability to say how it feels without a technological shield. As an elementary school student with a limited knowledge base, conversation at the dinner table quickly flew over my head as my dad and older brother delved into topics such as nuclear warfare and car engines. Yet, as I grew...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
547 Words
Lyrica could change my life. I have never had seizures, neuropathic pain, or an anxiety disorder, but Richard Silverman could still impact my future. When he created this drug at Northwestern in the early 2000s, the chemistry department grew into one of the most impressive chemistry departments in the U.S., offering immense research opportunities. In the fall of 2011, Don Habel changed my life. After dreading the infamous Honors Chemistry class at Hopkins High School, I soon became completely enthralled....









College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
18 Words
Don't spend your time and...