College Admissions Info

alexbrown2018
alexbrown2018
Northwestern University ‘18
BS, Industrial Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Freshman at Northwestern
From: Chicago
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, Miami OH, Marquette, U of Minnesota
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2180
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2180
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Football, Volleyball, Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: Chess, Help Save Our Environment
How Spent Summers:
Work:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

545 Words
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....









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.

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
31 Words
I'm on the rugby team because I am very...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
7 Words
over-involved, intelligent,...





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...





What I’d change about my application process
36 Words
I was waitlisted to Northwestern and it was really hard for...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
33 Words
I would recommend getting a job while you are in...