College Admissions Info

KevinB
Northwestern University ‘17
BS, Economics, Industrial Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

From: Basking Ridge , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Rutgers, UVA, NYU, Northwestern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2280
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
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High School Performance

4.35
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

The amphitheaters of Lincoln Center are impressive structures indeed. Its lighting, architecture, and acoustics complement one another just like the sections of the bands that play in them. But without the orchestra, this is nothing more than just a pretty building. In the deep recesses of my thought, there was a passion without a purpose. Until recently, I was fully convinced that this was the maximum I could achieve with the violin: weeks of preparation requiring meticulous attention to detail...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
316 Words
I take most aspects of life in stride, except cold weather. I really don’t like that. The stinging winter winds, dry air, and slippery ice turn the outdoors into a battle with the elements. So whenever the fall and winter seasons settle in, I prepare like I’m going to war. Before I take my first step out into the skin-peeling cold every day I bundle up in layers of shirts, sweaters, coats. I don a Yankees beanie and...





Additional Essay Details:
132 Words
I'd like to think that college admissions like to hear about people overcoming a challenge, that one should always be trying to improve his or herself. Depending on your essay topic, you should craft a piece that utilizes a certain dislike that you have and expand upon why its necessary to overcome it. A school especially like Northwestern loves students that are well-rounded, unique, quirky, and enjoy doing things that can make them feel uncomfortable at times. By using this...



College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
35 Words
Volunteer and travel. Explore everything so that when it comes to...





Why I ultimately chose my school
13 Words
Best academically while also...





How to increase chances at my school
10 Words
Be a very...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
34 Words
Northwestern Crew - Very legitimate club team that seeks growth...