College Admissions Info

David_OM
David_OM
Northwestern University ‘14
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

outdoors, dancing engineer
From: Carmel , Indiana
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Rice, Purdue
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2170
SAT
Highest SAT: 2170
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
PSAT Scores:

High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Band, Dance

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
275 Words
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...





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. ...







College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
44 Words
The main thing to look for in deciding on a school is the type of people and the culture of the school. For me, I wanted a school that was diverse in its student population and yet, could offer an excellent education in engineering.