College Admissions Info

laurenh
laurenh
Northwestern University ‘17
BA, Mathematics, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a freshman at Northwestern University in the School of Education and Social Policy studying LOC.
From: Oceanside , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Case, Northwestern, Tulane
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1860
SAT
34
ACT
Highest SAT: 1860
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High School Performance

Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Athletics Organization, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Issue of personal significance
634 Words
The five year old girl stood 3 feet 2 inches tall and 1 foot from a light source that was 4 feet high. The little girl ran from the light source at a rate of 6 inches per year. At what rate did her shadow grow when she was 5 feet from the light? The problem stated above is not an ordinary shadow problem where the only variables are x, y, and t; this problem is a simplified version of my life. I was that 5 year...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
343 Words
The morning of January 30, 2012, was not the typical January morning in Chicago. It was around 50 degrees and sunny, rather than below freezing and gray. Although I scheduled my visit hoping to experience a harsh Chicago winter day, I was pleasantly surprised by the weather, and even more so by the campus. As soon as I stepped foot on the campus, I knew Northwestern was the perfect school for me. My entire high school career, I have worked very hard to...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
223 Words
What makes Tulane stand out to me is the Public Service Requirement. During my entire high school career, I have always worked to give back tomy community, whether through school organizations or BBYO. For the past three years, I have taken part in my school’s “Turkey Shoot”. The Turkey Shoot is an annual event which consists of people making baskets of food around Thanksgiving and delivering them to people in the community who are in need of food for...





College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
130 Words
The best way to increase your chances at a school is showing interest in the school. A university wants to admit students that will actually attend their school and the best way to gauge that is by admitting people that show that they want to go there. I heard from a university through my high school guidance counselor that they...