College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘18
BA, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a freshman at Northwestern University studying Radio, Television, and Film with a minor in Political Science
From: Scarsdale , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball, Softball
Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring, Film
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
676 Words
Two hours. It seemed like plenty of time. But time flies when you’re sweating profusely with your friends while listening to Pandora and obsessively quoting Arrested Development. In the school newspaper office, which conveniently lacked air conditioning, time was running out. And my first issue as Editor-in-Chief was nowhere near ready… Later, I wrote the story of what happened next: “We quickly threw together the worst issue of all time, and jumped in Halle’s minivan. Speeding down – or...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
264 Words
Pride and Passion. That’s what I see at Northwestern. From Haley, the Communications major who could talk about her classes for an hour, to Avi, the Biochemistry freshman who is at every football game. Everyone understands they are part of a special community. I want to be a part of Northwestern so I can contribute my own perfect piece of purple. On my first visit, I saw that Northwestern is connected and complete. I love that the School of...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
15 Words
Get as much information you...

What I’d change about my application process
6 Words
Managing stress...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
9 Words
Make it extremely...

My advice about getting recommenders
16 Words
Get some teachers you're close...