College Admissions Info

sarah20
sarah20
Northwestern University ‘18
BS, Chemical Engineering, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Chemical Engineering and Economics double major
From: Dallas , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, Tufts, UT Austin, SMU
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2080
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2080
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High School Performance

3.90
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), School Choir, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

To this day, the most cherished experience of my life was at an academic summer camp, or nerd camp, as we liked to call it. After all, where else would you meet a group of bright students who willingly wanted to explore a subject for three weeks? From microeconomics to a class on zombies and vampires, these teenagers’ interests were as broad as the color spectrum. Yet, we were all united by one common idea - we were excited about...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
22 Words
I tailored my NU essay to be very specific. I talked about the quarter system, interest in research, and the 'nice' culture.

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
11 Words
The quarter system...





How to increase chances at my school
19 Words
Take a lot of time perfecting...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
12 Words
Go to an academic...





What set me apart from other applicants
14 Words
My interview went REALLY...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
34 Words
I am on financial aid and took out loans as...