College Admissions Info

Northeastern University, ‘18
BA, International Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 9 advice topics

Student Background

I am a International Affairs major, and a Junior at Northeastern University!
From: Binghamton , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Binghamton, Syracuse, UT Austin
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Arabic

Test Scores

None Reported

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis

College Application Essays

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Throughout my life, I have had a great thirst for knowledge. I strived to be the best in school, and soak up as much information as I could. In my rural high school, I found that my desire to learn could not be met. I searched elsewhere for a way to maximize my potential. I found the solution to my problem at my local community college, SUNY Broome. At age fourteen, I started to take evening classes after a regular...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
66 Words
Apply for schools not just because you like the location or the school, but because they have a strong program...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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I like attending a school in Boston because you're so connected to the college culture. Not only are you surrounded by many college...

Why I ultimately chose my school
43 Words
I ultimately chose Northeastern because they had the best program for the best...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
58 Words
I wasn't aware before enrolling just how amazing our co-op program is. So many people get hired...

How to approach transferring schools
101 Words
When considering transferring, I would say make sure you are doing things at your current institution to stand out. Get close to your professors, as their letters of recommendation go...

What set me apart from other applicants
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What set me apart from other applicants is that I took advantage of my local community college during high school. I attended classes during my freshman year of high school, and eventually...

Why I declined other schools
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Some schools were simply too expensive. UT...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I ultimately chose Northeastern because they had...

How to increase chances at my school
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If you want to get into Northeastern, I would say have experience participating...