fresh5ever,
Northwestern ‘18
B.S., Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, , Journalism
Just a rising sophomore STILL trying to figure out the crazy world around me. Abandon everything high school taught you about the admissions process and remember there are literally no rules - anything goes when you're trying to sell yourself to colleges!
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
11
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Cleveland, Ohio
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Kent State University (Kent, OH)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Miami University - Oxford (Oxford, OH)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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“And just...one...minute...DONE! It’s perfect!!” I looked up just in time to see my friend Gwendolyn throw her paint brush on the workbench. Her painted wooden cat smiled at me with a perfectly brushed-on, slightly upturned mouth. Gwen had carefully chosen a creamy shade of white for its fur, a piercing black for its eyes, and a light pink for its lips and nose. Though I knew she was only exaggerating when she called it “perfect,” her...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
259 Words
I’m the kind of person for whom words come easily. Writing is like breathing to me, no matter what kind it is. I write to please, educate, influence, convey, and entertain. I don’t shy away from any certain topic, and I relish the choices I must make with each word I use to tell a story. When I write, I take advantage of the spontaneity of creativity, propelling myself across the words and never slowing down. I embrace...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
13 Words
Northwestern students are: incredibly...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
72 Words
Whatever you do, make sure you show your passionate and quirky side. NU students all have SOMETHING that excites them and...
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My advice about getting recommenders
159 Words
When you ask a teacher for a recommendation, don't say, "Can you please write my letter of rec?" Instead, try saying, "Would you be able to write a good/compelling letter of rec for me?" Not many teachers will say no to a student asking for a letter...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.37
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoftball (Recruited), Soccer, Gymnastics

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMarching Band, Volunteer Coach, Athletics Organization, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, School Band

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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