penguiny2001
penguiny2001,
Northwestern ‘24
B.S., Health Care Management, , Medical Office Management
Badminton amateur, quiet but inquisitive, aspiring biomedical engineer
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Background

Hometown Vernon Hills, Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

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Waitlisted or Withdrew
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  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma - anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.
The sun crept over the horizon, gradually illuminating the brick buildings with shades of orange and purple. It was only 6am, yet the town was already buzzing. Cars and buses sped up and down the streets, zooming towards the sprawled-out plazas among the few lakes and trees. Droves of people entered the many shops for their morning breakfast before work.   I observed all of these events as I was watching the sunrise from the top of a sledding hill one...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
319 Words
''Why Northwestern'' Statement (completion strongly recommended): 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. Do you plan to complete the ''Why Northwestern'' Statement? (We HIGHLY recommend you complete this essay.)
Freshman biology often makes 15-year-olds around the nation groan; but for me, however, it was the gateway to a much more fascinating world. From the complexity and interdependency of each biological system, working to keep me alive, to the anatomical structure of each individual muscle fiber, the natural world of biology enthralled me. Applying this fascination was most evident in engineering, and I believe Northwestern's educational system will guide me through this journey with its emphasis on personal and intellectual...
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Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
822 Words
We are interested in learning more about you and the context in which you have grown up, formed your aspirations, and accomplished your academic successes. Please describe the factors and challenges that have most shaped your personal life and aspirations. How have these factors helped you to grow?
The bystanders gave me owl-like stares that followed me as I dashed through the hallways, my friends close behind. “Elijah!” called my mother. She pulled me over and sternly admonished me. “Stop running. Church is no place to run!” Filled with embarrassment, I headed back to my friends, and we sauntered on without a word. At the time, I felt wronged, and I became angry that my mother had called me out in front of all the other Chinese parents...
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Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
206 Words
Tell us about one of your proudest achievements or moments and what it says about you. (200 words or less)
A sea of eyes stared directly at me as I stepped onto the stage. The lights shined upon me, and the chatter from the crowd gradually settled into an eerie silence. “Thank you for joining us for the 2019 VBS,” I exclaimed. “We look forward to seeing all of you soon!” As soon as those words left my mouth, a wave of stress, built up from the past week, left me. It was finished. Being the Master of Ceremonies was one...
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Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
204 Words
If you could meet a character from a book or a historical figure, who would it be and what would you ask them? (200 words or less)
I would want to meet Job, a man from the Bible whose impossible life circumstances strengthened, rather than crushed, his beliefs. Deemed as “blameless” by God himself, Job lived a grand life full of wealth and prospered in everything. Yet he lost it all when God allowed Satan to take away his riches, who claimed Job’s faith was only a result of his prosperity. In one day, Job lost his sons, daughters, and all of his livestock. In the...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.55
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
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N/A
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
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Highest SAT
1550
 
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details14 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBadminton, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesReligious, Research, Academic, Science/Math, Hospital Volunteer
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