David_OM
David_OM,
Northwestern ‘14
B.S., Chemical Engineering
outdoors, dancing engineer
Features Included
2
Essays
4
Schools
18
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Carmel, Indiana
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
275 Words
Creative personal story
January 1998, Beijing, Hebei Province… By the millions, the black flakes floated down as I intently watched their wandering flights. Summoned by a distant wailing whistle, the strange apparitions appeared from the gray clouds above with an eerie punctuality each night. My grandparents would remind me, “It’s time to go to bed. You have school tomorrow.” I nodded, gave the black flakes another glance, and went to sleep, knowing that the black snow would somehow make its way into my...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
364 Words
“And it’s another bright morning in Evanston, Illinois from 89.3 WNUR,” chirps my radio at 7 o’clock in the morning. I hit the snooze button and slowly sit up. My legs are still sore from the Ballroom, Latin, and Swing Team (BLAST) dance party, but I had learned an impressive swing out move and befriended several promising dance partners. As I check over a problem set for MATH 214-0, my roommate stops by. “Want to get some breakfast?” he asks. ...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
44 Words
The main thing to look for in deciding on a school is the...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details13 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Band, Dance
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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