sarahnicolejay
sarahnicolejay,
Northwestern ‘17
B.S., Psychology, , Cognitive Science
NU Wildcats Class of '17
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
14
Scores
0
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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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...
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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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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1950
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1380
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse (Recruited), Soccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBoy/Girl Scouts, Green Club, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Tutoring/Mentoring
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Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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