emimoy
emimoy,
Northwestern ‘18
B.S., Chemical Engineering
Studying Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering/Biotechnology at Northwestern University
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
4
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Skokie, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Illinois - Chicago  (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I have always lived a sheltered life with every detail planned out by my well-intentioned parents. From the second I took my first breath, academics were shoved down my throat. My parents forced me to take extracurricular tutoring lessons and I was only given an allowance if I had perfect grades. Homework came before everything, from going out with friends to just living life. Arguments arose over prioritizing fun over school, leaving an embittered relationship with my parents. Resentment inevitably...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
255 Words
While most teenagers spend their Halloween devouring hoards of candy and watching horror movies, I spent mine at school as a sophomore. Luckily, I was not stuck in high school; instead, I had the opportunity to attend Eberhard Zwergel’s Halloween show. I had just begun my first experience with chemistry class, yet I took a plunge into the wondrous world of chemistry. I found that it was full of explosions, fire—and dancing. The show exemplified the Northwestern spirit...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
31 Words
My chemistry teacher was also my tennis coach, so...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.76
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMulticultural / International Club, Chinese Club, Community Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences

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