College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘18
BA, Economics, Statistics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I go to Northwestern go Cats
From: Marietta, , Georgia
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, GA Tech, UGA, Rice, Vanderbilt
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2250
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Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club
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Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Leadership experience
650 Words
“Get up candidates!” Midshipmen Kennedy squawked at 5:30 in the morning. It was the penultimate day of one of the best weeks of my life. Groggy and tired, I lumbered out of my bed and began to think about everything I had done at the camp thus far. The Naval Academy Summer Seminar, one of the most prestigious summer camps in the country, invited me to visit and participate in activities around the campus. After exiting my plane, midshipmen, with their...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
254 Words
In order to be successful in today’s interconnected world, I understand that I need to be exposed to a plethora of different viewpoints. Northwestern’s commitment to diversity and educational excellence creates an environment that develops such viewpoints and attracts an assortment of interesting individuals. The beautiful lakefront campus, only thirty minutes from the international and culturally rich city of Chicago, has attracted some of the best students and educators from around the globe. As someone who has lived...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
501 Words
“Dad, what team am I supposed to be cheering for?” I asked my dad on a hot, sticky summer day eleven years ago. We were watching England battle Nigeria in the 2002 World Cup, a celebration of a sport that helps bring together people from all over the world. “Son, I am Nigerian. I was born and raised there so I will support them. You, however, have three teams you can cheer for.” During that day, I realized I was special....

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
70 Words
Greek Life is pretty big here at Northwestern. While Greek life at NU is tame compared to most state schools, it...

My favorite course thus far, and why
56 Words
I have really enjoyed Econ 311, intermediate macroeconomics. Unlike other econ classes, the information presented is applicable to...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Smart, Studious,...

Why I ultimately chose my school
58 Words
I chose NU for 3 main reasons. The proximity to Chicago was a huge plus for me. Also,...

How to increase chances at my school
11 Words
Apply ED! Its...