ajwood
ajwood,
Northwestern ‘17
B.S., Economics
As a high school student, I focused primarily on speech and debate and community service.
Features Included
2
Essays
2
Schools
11
Scores
2
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown San Antonio, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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When I was told that I would be forced to pay for my debate tournaments for the year, I was livid. I thought about all of my savings that I had accrued over several years going down the drain in a few months. When I stomped into my house, my Airedale Terrier, Micky, immediately greeted me. She wagged her tail at warp speed, jumping on me and licking my face. I grumpily pushed her away and headed towards my bedroom....
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
793 Words
I fell in love with Northwestern when I discovered the amazing academic opportunities available. I have always wanted to major in business or economics, and I would be thrilled to learn from some of the renowned economics professors like Stanley Reiter and Hilarie Lieb (I am especially interested in her lectures on the economics of gender). What really sold me on Northwestern, however, was the opportunity for a diverse academic experience. As a high school debater I have always been...
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General Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
7 Words
The close...
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What set me apart from other applicants
162 Words
Common app activity elaboration on debate: My debate year begins in August when I start to research the first topic of the year. Topics cover subjects like illegal drug abuse, economic sanctions, domestic violence, targeted killing, and juvenile justice. I research topics using journals, books, research reports, and news...
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High School Performance

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
 
Highest SAT
2270
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Political Campaign, Animal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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