College Admissions Info

Northeastern University, ‘17
BS, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am planning on completing the five year master/bachelor program in Criminal Justice at Northeaster, and then hoping to go into law enforcement.
From: Providence , Rhode Island
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: URI, UMass, UConn, Brandeis, BU, Northeastern
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1890
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family member’s disability
525 Words
A four year old boy walked down the cement steps, gripping the metal railing tightly. His classmates fidgeted with their clothing, restless to enter the playground. It took this heavy footed child took longer than others his age to accomplish basic tasks. The boy’s classmates were aware that there was something different about him. They noticed that he often had trouble speaking, was uncoordinated, and sometimes unintentionally spit. But the children in the class were also able to see...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
204 Words
For a long time, I have been unsure of what field I wished to pursue in college. I knew two things however; I wanted my future career to be something that I enjoy doing, and I wanted to have a future that would in some way benefit the lives of others in society. I have always been fascinated by the United States Criminal Justice System, and I have realized that I would like my future career to be somewhere in...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
368 Words
C. How has your environment affected you and made you who you are today? When I was in third grade, my mother decided that the private school I attended was no longer a good fit for me. I was beside myself, devastated that I was being forced to attend a new school. It felt as if I was moving to a whole new country and learning a completely different language! So I tried as hard as I could to convince...

Additional Essay Details:
21 Words
I wrote about topics that I am passionate about because it helped people get to know me better though my application.

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
43 Words
Choose teachers who you have a good relationship with. I asked my math...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
37 Words
My high school was very college preparatory oriented, so the guidance...

Why I declined other schools
62 Words
None of the other schools I applied to had Criminal Justice as a major, and I had known since...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Motivated, outgoing,...

Why I ultimately chose my school
30 Words
I chose Northeastern because I felt that it was...

Post-college plans
25 Words
I am planning on completing Northeastern's PlusOne five...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
18 Words
I have taken out Stafford...

How to increase chances at my school
133 Words
Take as many AP courses you can as long as you are able to do well in them. It shows colleges that you are willing to challenge yourself academically and take on extra work. If you attend a school that...