SKwildcat
SKwildcat,
Northwestern ‘19
B.S., Medicine and Medical Studies, , Molecular Biology
Hey I'm Sam and while I plan on becoming a pediatric surgeon I like to play the ukulele in my free time.
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
7
Scores
3
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Bethesda, Maryland
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision, Early Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Medicine and Medical Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
653 Words
Transition to adulthood
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...
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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...
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Additional Essay Details
15 Words
MAKE SURE YOU ARE VERY SPECIFIC TO THE PARTICULAR SCHOOL IN A "WHY US?" ESSAY!
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General 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...
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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...
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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...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.98
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHospital Volunteer, National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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