College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘15
BS, Organizational Behavior Studies, Psychology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

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.
From: Tampa
Gender: Female
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, Miami
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer, Cheer/Spirit Squad, Rowing (Crew)
Extracurricular Activities: American Heart Association, Community Cleanup / Service, Homecoming committee, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Other Religious Affiliation
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College Application Essays

“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...

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.

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
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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...

How to increase chances at my school
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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...

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...

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...

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...