College Admissions Info

AmandaMG
AmandaMG
Northwestern University ‘15
BA, Creative Writing, Women’s Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Writer, Editor, Artist, Teacher
From: Queens
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2120
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2120
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, School theater/plays, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Movie or book that changed you
706 Words
Common App Fictional Character Essay- Northwestern University Amanda Glickman Franny Glass and I are pretty tight now, although it wasn’t like that at first. Sure, she’s a handful, and often exhausting to listen to, but I’ve come to understand her like a sister. Maybe more than a sister--I see myself in her. J.D. Salinger crafted her to be this beautifully naive, know-it-all, walking contradiction. She’s fed up with both the limitation and confusion of the...











Additional Essay Details:
36 Words
Ironic that my entire essay was convincing myself that theatre was my calling, when I swiftly dropped my intended theatre major only to pick up an English-Writing degree. I had a love for books all along.

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
55 Words
Greek life is a huge thing that is played down during tours. I wish I had known...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Determined, Career-minded,...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
38 Words
I did this all on my own (save for an SAT...





My favorite course thus far, and why
42 Words
Intro to poetry (ENG 206) is amazing, especially if you can get in as...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
49 Words
Work a real job so you can appreciate money and interact with real humans. Both...