College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘15
BA, Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Student at Northwestern University
From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, Vanderbilt, WashU, Indiana
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Azerbaijani

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2200
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Animal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Spanish Club, Hospital Volunteer, Key Club, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

My essay was a description of my thoughts as I painted my mom. I used my love of painting and creative writing. Every part I drew represented something, such as her hands, her eyes, etc. I incorporated my volunteer work, my clubs, my athletic accomplishments, and my character traits through these.

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
566 Words
When I was eleven, Northwestern was the college Lindsey Lohan’s older boyfriend attended in favorite childhood movie Mean Girls. As I grew older, I learned more about Northwestern, which stuck in my mind even when the dusty DVD was lost among my belongings. Northwestern University, as I discovered, is not only one of thetop-ranked schools in the nation, but one which will allow me to thrive and grow. It is the school sure to challenge me and provide me...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
382 Words
Dear Roommate, The ten year old girl with the toothy smile is I. The annoyed looking man is my father. He wears that expression often because even as a young child, the most common phrase escaping from my mouth was “Why?”. I’ve always had an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. I hope you don’t take my natural curiosity as a turn-off. On the bright side, you’ll always have an ear to listen to you, for I am certain...

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Ambitious, self-motivator,...

How to approach transferring schools
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Give your...

Why I declined other schools
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Financial aid...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Took loans. School...