College Admissions Info

Josie
Josie
Northwestern University ‘18
BS, Journalism

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Freshman in Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
From: Fayetteville , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Grandparent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, UNC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1830
SAT
32
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1300
Highest SAT: 1830
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

3.70
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Church, Homecoming committee, Key Club, Multicultural / International Club, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Northwestern University and Medill School of Journalism provide a multitude of ideal qualities for me as a prospective student. The three that are most important to me include: excellent academic credentials, a small student body in a bustling city, and family within driving distance. The unique combination of these features is what makes Northwestern so appealing to me. Medill holds a reputation that I admire and would be proud to have on my diploma. Specifically, programs like Journalism Residency and...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
248 Words
Northwestern University and Medill School of Journalism provide a multitude of ideal qualities for me as a prospective student. The three that are most important to me include: excellent academic credentials, a small student body in a bustling city, and family within driving distance. The unique combination of these features is what makes Northwestern so appealing to me. Medill holds a reputation that I admire and would be proud to have on my diploma. Specifically, programs like Journalism Residency and...





College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
76 Words
During the college search process, I knew which major I intended to pursue. In my case, it was journalism. It narrowed my choices...





Why I ultimately chose my school
45 Words
To be perfectly honest, the location is what sets Northwestern apart. The charm of...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
76 Words
This is tough. I approached it like a job interview. I conducted deep research into Northwestern and Medill and talked about very specific...





Post-college plans
33 Words
I highly recommend choosing a school with an extensive and...





My advice about getting recommenders
64 Words
I had my sophomore year English teacher and a teacher of an elective write my recommendations. It's a common...