kaym11
kaym11,
Northwestern ‘15
B.S., Organizational Behavior Studies, , Psychology
I am a senior at Northwestern double majoring in Psychology and Learning and Organizational Change (in the School of Education and Social Policy). I recently got into a doctorate program in Psychology.
Features Included
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Essays
10
Schools
15
Scores
5
Advice
6
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Tampa
GenderFemale
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Organizational Behavior Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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“Come on, Elaina! You can do it!” I said to the wheelchair-bound teen at the Life Skills Camp at the Lighthouse. She couldn’t see the slimy frog in the handler’s hands and didn’t understand much about the frog, but she could hear my encouraging voice. At this point, Elaina and I had been together for almost 4 weeks at the summer camp. She was confined to a wheelchair, partially–blind, and with severe physical and mental disabilities. She...
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Additional Essay Details
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I tried to tie together several experiences I had while weaving in how they had helped me grow. Since I was applying to Northwestern as a Learning and Organizational Change major I tried to tie in my aspirations to give back to the community. The School of Education and Social Policy which houses the major is very much driven by a desire to help others.
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
86 Words
I chose my schools based on the types of majors they had. I wanted a very specific type that would prepare me for managing a nonprofit...
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How to increase chances at my school
101 Words
I think that NU is looking for community minded and well rounded students. While many come in undecided, I believe it is in your benefit to have some type of...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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I think it is important to have one abroad experience or experience away from home doing something meaningful in high school. Not only does it look good on your resume and give you things to discuss, it shows a school that you are curious about the world around you and that you can handle...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
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As I mentioned, I ultimately chose NU because of the LOC major. Vanderbilt had a...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
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NU is large enough where you can find your place but small enough where you won't...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
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SAT Prep
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PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Cheer/Spirit Squad, Rowing (Crew)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Heart Association, Community Cleanup / Service, Homecoming committee, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Other Religious Affiliation
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Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
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