College Admissions Info

Northwestern University ‘17
BA, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a freshman in Northwestern studying Economics and Physics
From: Freehold
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Parent, Sibling
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, Rutgers
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 2260
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Habitat for Humanity, Key Club, Tutoring/Mentoring
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

510 Words
Happiness is a Choice Shay Butler is a man that many people would consider their role model. Although I have not had the pleasure of personally meeting Shay, he has a tremendous effect on my character. Without him I would not be the man I am today. Shay seems to have everything; he has a wonderful family, loyal friends, and a job he loves. What else would a person want? Despite having it all, Shay is a role model for...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
483 Words
Northwestern may not have been my first word, I may not have worn little purple wildcat booties when I was little, and I may not have been dreaming of going to Northwestern my whole childhood, but that does not mean that my resolve to attend the university is any weaker. In fact, being in New Jersey, I had not even heard of Northwestern until the middle of my junior year in high school. I just happened to come across the...

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
67 Words
In college I have learned that unlike in high school joining a lot of clubs is probably a bad idea. In college it is better to choose something you are passionate about and stick with it. For example I personally am part of a competitive dance team which may seem unrelated to my career goals, but anything that shows commitment...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
60 Words
I recommend that during your summers in high school you do something that would put you above other applicants. For example participating in volunteering, research, or internship is a good way to go. If you cannot find such an opportunity it is just as important to do anything and not sit around. You could even just work during the summers.