ElsaFrozen
ElsaFrozen,
Northwestern ‘
B.S., Computer Science
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
9
Scores
4
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Denver
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Gan Chinese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)
  • University of Colorado - Boulder (Boulder, CO)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I wrote about a constant volunteering position at a hospital. Through the personal statement I tried to show my evolution as a person, as to why I chose to volunteer there and how in the end the position ended up impacting my life. I tried making the essay person by peppering in several memories/ interactions with the people I worked with- an eccentric co-worker who opened me up to the possibilities of having fun on the job and a little...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
89 Words
Why us essays are especially difficult to write since many end up sounding the same. The main focus you want to take when writing this essay is not only do you want to convey why you want to go to the college, but you want to show how you would fit into the picture/ what you would give/ bring to the college. So first you research why you want to go there. Make sure to give specific names, organizations, etc....
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Additional Essay Details
228 Words
For the essays, you want to keep in mind that the goal is not to be unique, but rather to give the admissions officers a picture of yourself. These people have read hundreds of essays so they've pretty much seen everything. The most important part that I really want to emphasize is you want to give them a glimpse of yourself. You want to convey who you are, why you are who you are, what drives you, your experiences, and...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
59 Words
I did not use a private counseler since my school provided adequate counselers, but both ways make time...
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How I chose schools to apply to
83 Words
With the initial list, I just added schools I had heard about and schools that my counseler suggested I might be interested in looking into....
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Why I declined other schools
79 Words
There are ultimately preferences that every college applicant has. For me, they took a while to develop. In the end, all my colleges met...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
53 Words
Summer is really a good time not only to relax, but also learn new skills and...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2350
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, Big Brother/Big Sister, Chess, Habitat for Humanity, Math Team, Hospital Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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