College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘18
BA, Economics

Profile Overview

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  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
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Student Background

Econ Major at Northwestern University
From: Minneapolis , Minnesota
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: U of Minnesota, Northwestern
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2190
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Student Council / Government, Choir, National Honor Society, Debate Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Many of my earliest educational memories involve teachers mistaking me for my brother Jack. Typically, students are frustrated when a veteran teacher accidentally calls them by the name of an older sibling whom they have previously taught, but I have always regarded the simple misnomer as a compliment. My brother Jack was classified by many as one of the near-geniuses who walked the halls of our high school and was also recognized for the unconditional kindness that he exhibited toward...

Additional Essay Details:
120 Words
In this essay, I mainly talked about the types of things that Northwestern had to offer that other schools simply didn't, and I talked a lot about my plans to be involved on campus in certain events and activities such as the Integrated Marketing Program, Kellogg's certificate programs, and certain student government organizations, all while sprinkling in references to traditions such as intramural quidditch, painting the rock, and opportunities and adventures in Chicago. I wanted to show the application readers...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
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I believe that recommendation letters are a very important part of your application, since they are the only part that gives an unbiased opinion about the applicant. Since you write everything else yourself, of course you are going to talk yourself up, but a teacher or a different...