College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘15
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Chicago kid
From: Chicago , Illinois , Australia
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: UChicago, Illinois, UMich, Northwestern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Kannada, Spanish, Portuguese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2240
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer, Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

It has been seven months now. The last time I was truly and completely happy was over seven months ago. Back then, I was on top of the world: Junior year was almost over, spring break was just around the corner, and I had a beautiful, hilarious, and all around amazing girlfriend named Faith Dremmer, who I was completely in love with. Everything seemed to be going my way for once. My girlfriend was going on a cross-country biking trip...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
585 Words
Home is where the heart is, and proximity to home is something that is always on the forefront of a student’s mind as he or she is applying to college. When I began the college process I was not really sure which of the two extremes was right for me: as a Chicago resident both East Coast and West Coast schools are tantalizingly far away. Then I saw Northwestern. Northwestern is situated at the perfect location: not too far...

Additional Essay Details:
199 Words
My Personal Statement was a very hard essay to write. I think it is a good example for students who have gone through difficult times in high school on how to spin a negative experience into a positive one that may help colleges accept that student. I talk about how, after losing a loved one, depression eventually transformed into a renewed drive and will to succeed in everything in life. My Extracurricular Essay was a fun essay for me to...

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
18 Words
Get involved with things you...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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If you want to go into a STEM field, try doing research...