jing.lee
jing.lee,
Northwestern ‘17
B.S., Economics, , Public Policy, Administration, and Social Work
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Singapore, Singapore
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
553 Words
Interest in fine arts
I live in Singapore, a highly meritocratic society that places a strong emphasis on academic success. Academic grades are seen as objective measures of a student’s ability and identity; the competitive education system otherwise grants little recognition to success beyond academic performance. In particular, the arts are seen as fields for the “less accomplished” students who do not perform as well in school. In 2007, I was admitted into Raffles Girls’ School (RGS), a prestigious secondary school in Singapore known...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
672 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? A few years ago, in my Music Theory class, I learned about the harmonic series – a basic concept in the study of music that essentially explores the multilayered nature of sound produced by a vibrating string. A year later,...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.40
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesLocal Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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