College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘18
BA, Biology and Biological Sciences, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Mission Viejo , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2200
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

When I was 8 years old I discovered my inner physician. My father was suddenly unable to walk due to a knee injury and had to have ACL reconstruction with a sterile cadaver graft. After surgery he was discharged with a set of crutches, a “Bellovac©” machine to drain blood clots and a set of instructions for my mother to follow for the next several weeks to prevent fluids from accumulating in his reconstructed knee. To my mother’s horror she...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
253 Words
Among the many qualities I have researched, heard, and witnessed, there are a few that are key to my desire to attend Northwestern. Someday I hope to attend medical school and be in a healthcare profession and I feel that NU’s 3 10 –week courses and large pool of academic programs will provide me with unparalleled experience. Programs such as the Integrated Science Program and the highly selective Bio scientist Program offer unique opportunities to delve even more in to my...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
552 Words
“She feels like Carolina/ Looks like California” ~ Carolina by Parmalee. These are the lyrics that define me as a North Carolina and California hybrid. I spent most of my childhood immersed in the culture of the small- town South. What does this mean? I have an open and friendly spirit. Community and social gatherings hold a special place in my heart. Bluegrass and barbeque are like Seven and Up. I love country activities such as hiking and horse riding and...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
38 Words
Find what you are interested in long term. Now use your...

Why I ultimately chose my school
40 Words
At first I was scared to go across the country, but the...

How to increase chances at my school
31 Words
Don't just focus on academics. Yes it is important,...