Josie
Josie,
Northwestern ‘18
B.S., Journalism
Freshman in Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
Features Included
2
Essays
2
Schools
12
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Fayetteville, North Carolina
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Journalism

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Grandparent(s)

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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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...
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General 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...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
45 Words
To be perfectly honest, the location is what sets Northwestern apart. The charm of...
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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...
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Post-college plans
33 Words
I highly recommend choosing a school with an extensive and...
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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...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.7
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1830
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1300
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Homecoming committee, Key Club, Multicultural / International Club, Student Council / Government
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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