alexbrown2018
alexbrown2018,
Northwestern ‘18
B.S., Industrial Engineering
I am a Freshman at Northwestern
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
5
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago
GenderMale
EthnicityPrefer Not to Share
AdmissionAccepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Miami University - Oxford (Oxford, OH)
  • Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Industrial Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
545 Words
Athletic achievement, Creative personal story
My freshman year I was a scrawny kid, and I decided I wanted to play football. Little did I know this would change my life drastically. I started going to practice thinking I was big and strong, but I soon realized the older players were a lot stronger. Our coach demanded that we were an extremely conditioned team, so I worked extremely hard and earned a starting spot on JV playing both ways. I was playing cornerback and wide receiver....
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
30 Words
I talked about how I had been a part of the northwestern community my entire life because of my parents and I wanted to continue that through the outstanding education.
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General Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
31 Words
I'm on the rugby team because I am very...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
7 Words
over-involved, intelligent,...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
23 Words
I would never have known just how...
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What I’d change about my application process
36 Words
I was waitlisted to Northwestern and it was really hard for...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
33 Words
I would recommend getting a job while you are in...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2180
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsFootball (Recruited), Volleyball (Recruited), Basketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess, Help Save Our Environment
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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