College Admissions Info

Northeastern University, ‘19
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Northeastern Class of 2019
From: Boston
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: CMU, GA Tech, Northeastern, BU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Arabic, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: International
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Drama Production Crew
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming personal struggle
270 Words
Being an introvert sucks. You’re afraid of strangers, too shy to talk to people, and paranoid that you’ll end up dying alone. As an expat kid who had to hop between countries every few years, none of this was any help. I kept myself hidden behind books, video screens, and anything that offered shelter from people. Eventually, after years of awkward stumbling, I solved the formula to making friends wherever I went. The solution was in my extraordinary...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
726 Words
Kuwait, one of the largest oil-powerhouses in the world, was my home for six years of my life. I remember sometime during the beginning of my 5th grade year at school, our teacher had asked us to talk about what our parents do. Suddenly, yells of “engineer” and “Aramco” and “oil” filled the room. Confusion beset me as I wondered what on Earth are these guys talking about? Are their parents paid to dig up oil? Anyone can grab a...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
337 Words
A lot of schools these days accept kids they want to attend their schools. Emphasis on the word 'want'. The more they want you, the more they'll make it possible for you to attend. How does this affect paying for college? Easy. The more your worth in grades, the more merit based aid you'll receive in scholarships and grants. If you don't get any merit based aid then don't fret. You can always look towards in-state schools or taking out loans. A quick word to the wise though: think for the long term before you begin taking out $60k in...

Why I ultimately chose my school
182 Words
I decided on Northeastern because of the co-op program and financial aid I was given. The scholarship I was awarded was huge for me and would offset the cost of college by an enormous amount. More importantly though, the co-op program is what really sold me. You'll find that employers now look for...