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

Highest SAT: 2240
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

Top 25%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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 wouldn't usually do, or haven't done yet, but have always wanted to try

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
40 Words
If you want to go into a STEM field, try doing research or volunteering in a lab or hospital during high school. There are a lot of ways to get involved in community programs that facilitate STEM learning as well