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Northwestern394840,
Northwestern ‘22
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
I'm a former IB student and satirical newspaper editor, a current volunteer, teacher, and bread and bird enthusiast, and a hopeful future engineer
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Background

Hometown Rockville, Maryland
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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“Nobody likes me! I don’t have any friends!” cried one of my second-grade science class students. I was about to give the empty consolation of “I’m sure somebody likes you,” but then I remembered how I felt when I was his age. And I remembered what happened at Bird Camp. The previous summer, when I was sixteen, I had spent a week learning the basics of birding alongside a handful of young, knowledgeable, and arrogant birders, and I...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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"Why Northwestern?"
Northwestern is my number one choice only partly because it has both mechanical engineering and biological sciences majors with a liberal arts focus. The McCormick School of Engineering’s whole-brain approach combining science and math with creativity stands out to me, along with the required Design, Thinking, and Communication courses teaching students how to solve problems in the real world. In my graduate studies, I can combine my knowledge of fluid dynamics and biology after completing a concentration in cell...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.82
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details13 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Environmental, Art, Academic, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Research
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Volunteer Experiences
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