DanielJ
DanielJ,
Northwestern ‘18
B.S., Computer Science
Computer Science major, also interested in Design, Urban Policy, Basketball and Bubble Tea
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Evanston
GenderMale
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Illinois - Chicago  (Chicago, IL)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
643 Words
Career aspirations, Overcoming a financial obstacle
My world is quite different from what one might assume given my childhood circumstances. Although my family is now relatively affluent, my childhood was one defined largely by poverty. My mom worked for years as a single parent making a wage near the poverty line, or working two jobs just to make ends meet. When I was seven, my family faced homelessness and was forced to move in with extended family for almost a year. The early part of my...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
22 Words
Talked about the fact that being a legacy had sentimental importance, and about how much my internship at NU meant to me.
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General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
35 Words
They say greek life is minor but in reality it...
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What I’d change about my application process
41 Words
I applied to way too many schools. It was expensive and didn't...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
24 Words
EECS 111 was interesting. It was functional programming...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
15 Words
I didn't use a private...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
12 Words
Figure out something you...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.36
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesPhotography / Film, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA), Debate Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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