kahoa
kahoa,
Northwestern ‘17
B.S.
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
17
Scores
0
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Yokohama, Japan
GenderFemale
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Japanese, Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
512 Words
Interest in med/sci/math
She was first introduced to me through my father in August of 2001. The three of us had gathered at a dimly lit apartment in suburban Taipei, where my family had recently relocated from Japan. Seated at a table that came up to my chin, I listened attentively as my father proudly presented her. Even in those initial moments of the encounter, my six-year-old self was able to recognize her undeniable charms. She was brilliant and adequately aged; in her earlier...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
502 Words
Motivated by an interest in the world beyond the confines of my sheltered life, I participated in the CTD Civic Leadership Institute this summer. Perhaps ironically, I did not discover the true complexity of society in my encounters with social activists, economists, and the formerly homeless. Instead I learned about the real world each day on my way to class, as I passed by a homeless man. Hunched over in the corner of Pritzker Park, he had with him a...
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Additional Essay Details
153 Words
My personal statement was entered into a non-fiction writing contest, where it received 3rd place. It is based on my relationship with mathematics from early childhood, and depicts the story in a nonconventional way. By personifying mathematics, I was able to describe the topic with as much passion and dedication as I have for it. In my Why Northwestern essay, I was able to reference my experience from a camp I had attended in the summer between junior and senior...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
High School TypeInternational
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2340
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Swimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Rotary Club, Math Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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