College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘17
BA, History, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Monterey Park , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2400
SAT Prep:
PSAT Scores:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team

College Application Essays

506 Words
"I thought you were our friend," Tim muttered, only half-joking. I asked the guys on the tennis team to gather the balls and was met with groans and murmured jabs. They picked up the balls, dragging their feet as if they were laden with bricks. I thought being captain would be an enjoyable experience, but I couldn't have been further from the truth. It was a difficult transition towards leadership. When I was just another player on the team, my...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
509 Words
What are the unique qualities of Northwestern - and of the specific undergraduate school to which you are applying - that make you want to attend the University? In what ways do you hope to take advantage of the qualities you have identified? When answering the question "Why Northwestern?", I can easily resort to the myriad facts offered on the university's website and in the school's viewbook. I can cite the fact that the overall student-faculty ratio is seven to...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
110 Words
In retrospect, I feel as if the essays that I spend the most time on was my worst essays. This may be attributed to the fact that the essays I scrutinized had language...