College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘19
BS, Medicine and Medical Studies, Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hey I'm Sam and while I plan on becoming a pediatric surgeon I like to play the ukulele in my free time.
From: Bethesda , Maryland
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, UMich, Wisconsin, UMD, UVM
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Hospital Volunteer, National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Transition to adulthood
653 Words
My head shot up to look at the clock. I only had six minutes left. I rushed to finish chopping the zucchini to place it in the oven. I couldn't be late to pick my younger sister up from swim practice. I roughly slid the tray in and immediately felt the heat of the oven flood my face. In the distance I heard the familiar ringtone of my cellphone and I hurried to answer the call knowing it was my...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
301 Words
While hurrying to keep up with my tour guide in the pouring rain, it became clear to me that Northwestern University was exactly where I belonged. Even in the dark, dreary weather, I could imagine myself in the O.T. Hogan building studying biology and taking advantage of all the amazing facilities it provides. As a prospective Biological Science major at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, I appreciated learning about the many research opportunities and funding available for...

Additional Essay Details:
15 Words

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
73 Words
Yes I did use a private counselor because I didn't feel I was getting enough attention from my school counselor. She was...

How I chose schools to apply to
162 Words
When choosing schools I first thought about whether or not there was one school that I was absolutely sure I wanted to go to that was more of a reach. I ended up visiting Northwestern University and falling in love with it so I applied there early decision which...

How to increase chances at my school
81 Words
It's super important to demonstrate interest!!! If you think you might want to attend a certain college, sign up for their email list and...