NUWildcat
NUWildcat,
Northwestern ‘14
B.S., Human Resources, , Sociology
I graduated from Northwestern in three years and am beginning my PhD at Penn. I am passionate about multiculturalism, feminism, and research.
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
4
Scores
2
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Grand Rapids
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American, Hispanic, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Miami University - Oxford (Oxford, OH)
  • Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • DePaul University (Chicago, IL)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Human Resources

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
671 Words
Role model/inspiration
I say this with no intended disrespect to my mother—she is kind and nurturing in ways too numerous to describe in a short essay—but my father has had a greater impact on my thinking and convictions. He is what is sometimes referred to as a civil rights activist; though, he would reject that label. He claims it is too narrow. Once, he showed me this statement from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “Injustice anywhere is a threat to...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
621 Words
There is something about the feeling of just knowing something is right; it’s indescribable, and rather than to do that emotion injustice by attempting to portray how perfectly comfortable and right the feeling is, I will assume you know - because that feeling is something that one can’t forget, and desires for the rest of one’s life. That’s how I felt at Northwestern. With every new place our tour guide took us, I echoed my previous,...
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General Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
100 Words
A good Why Us essay at Northwestern would include not only what attracted you to the institution, but how you can utilize the opportunities available at Northwestern to leverage your...
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How I chose schools to apply to
317 Words
Distance from my hometown was one of the most important factors when applying to college. I did not want to go to an institution more than five hours away from my home so that automatically limited my options. Homesickness is very normal throughout college, and some students manage this better than others, so it is necessary to be truly introspective about if this would hinder your academic performance or social enjoyment. Additionally, not knowing what I wanted my major to be, I knew I wanted to go to a reputable school that had a wide variety of respectable programs, which...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.18
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHelp Save Our Environment, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Gay/Straight Alliance, Student Council / Government, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, National Honor Society, Church

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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