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sarahnicolejay
sarahnicolejay
Northwestern University ‘17
BS, Psychology, Cognitive Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

NU Wildcats Class of '17
From: San Jose , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, UC Davis, UCSD, WashU, BC
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, Green Club, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

I knew I had a problem when I saw the plastic water bottle atop a previously immaculate bush. I looked around knowing the only explanation for this was Angel, the fourth grade boy who within five minutes had already proven to be the trouble child. After spending the last hour teaching a lesson on pollution, I couldn’t believe that he had just done the exact opposite of what I had told him not to do. When I first joined...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
618 Words
Northwestern is one of the few elite universities on the quarter system. Not only do I want to go in depth in my field of study, but I want breadth in my education as well. The quarter system permits me to take more courses in my selected major but also allows me the opportunity to expand my knowledge in other areas. I like the idea of being able to major in environmental science while at the same time pursue a...









Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
205 Words
I suffered a concussion and later I was diagnosed with New Daily Persistent Headache of the chronic migraine type. This type of chronic headache disorder has the same underlying cause and same treatment as a chronic migraine. The difference is that with the New Daily Persistent Headache form, rather than having episodes of headache, it begins one day and continues unabated. My chronic headache began November of 2011 and has been with me ever since, meaning that not one day, not...





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