College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘18
BS, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Millbrae , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Hispanic
Legacy: Grandparent, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, UCSB, Washington, UBC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2240
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

"…Tonet? What's he saying now?" We had just finished playing soccer, and a young boy named Greg had pulled us aside. After being barraged by the hot Nicaraguan sun for the past hour, it was a relief to take a break in the shade. "I'm pretty sure he's asking whether or not I have a boyfriend." Tonet shook her head at Greg. "Tengo novia." To my surprise, Greg's dark brown eyes widened, revealing a hint of excitement. He turned his...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
192 Words
Even though initially I was intent on staying on the West Coast for university, something about Northwestern kept beckoning me to apply. Its engineering program especially intrigued me, as the university not only allows but facilitates the opportunity for a student to double major in both in engineering and liberal arts. As someone who considers oneself a well-rounded and fervent worker, this chance to study the sciences while maybe continuing my fascination with theater and the arts truly piqued my...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Driven, passionate,...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Close proximity to a city was...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
27 Words
I took out loans here. They gave me...

My favorite course thus far, and why
26 Words
Intro to Computer Programming. Honestly it was such...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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