aagallard
aagallard,
Northwestern ‘22
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Creative Engineering Student Interested in Pursuing a Living in Entrepreneurship
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
5
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Bellevue, Washington
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic, White Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Share an essay on any topic of your choice. It can be one you’ve already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design.
After scanning every shoe, I found one … size 10, brown, alligator skin Ferragamos. Alas, I had found the elusive alligator skin loafer. I clutched the loafer and took off. Sprinting at this point, I needed to tell my dad quick. Finally, there he was, with a smile. “DAD, I FOUND AN ALLIGATOR SHOE!” After a swift examination, my find was confirmed. That night, I would accompany Vanrex to eBay. After performing a quick value assessment, he’d help me photograph the...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
478 Words
Other parts of your application give us a sense for how you might contribute to Northwestern. But we also want to consider how Northwestern will contribute to your interests and goals. In 300 words or less, help us understand what aspects of Northwestern appeal most to you, and how you'll make use of specific resources and opportunities here.
I have always held a sincere reverence for time; reserving my every minute to activities that I enjoy and feel adds flavor to my life. Every Monday you’ll find me at Metropolitan Market precisely at six, English book in one hand, and a delicious sandwich in the other as I wind down from leading soccer captain’s practice and prepare for swim practice later that night. Tuesdays are spent similarly, refining ECHS’s robot for the weekend’s competition,...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How I narrowed down my essay topics
67 Words
I think the strategy that worked best for me was to brainstorm every possible event in my life that I...
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Misconceptions I had about college before attending
38 Words
Just because a school offers a bunch of amazing clubs, you...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
17 Words
LOOK AT LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP OPTIONS....
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.99
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1520
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Football, Swimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesRobotics, Science/Math, Other Club/Activity, Other Club/Activity, Environmental

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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