azhuang,
Northwestern ‘17
B.A., Economics, , Psychology
Features Included
2
Essays
15
Schools
12
Scores
5
Advice
6
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Elmhurst, Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
183 Words
Creative personal story
I like to lift things up and put them down. I like to put one foot in front of another. When I was young, I hated physical activity, yet when I grew and developed as a person, I couldn’t help but gravitate towards it. For me, personal fitness is both a basic and complex activity. The simplest of motions can sometimes be the most complicated of movements. The smell of sweat, the grunts of effort, and the sound of...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
583 Words
To this passionate student, college represents a period of time where I can grow as a person. At seventeen, I am hardly old in years, and picking out where to spend the next four is a decision of utmost importance. I still have so much to learn and experience, and Northwestern is where I believe I can do just that. I have always had a wide range of interests, and Northwestern is the perfect school for me to fulfill them. ...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
28 Words
I would focus more on only applying to...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
15 Words
Do activities that help develop...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
11 Words
I chose my...
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Post-college plans
9 Words
After college, I'm...
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My advice about getting recommenders
11 Words
Make sure to...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Swimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDance, Emergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer, Math Team, School Jazz / Orchestra, Model Congress / Model UN, Chinese Club

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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