SamAtNU
SamAtNU,
Northwestern ‘17
B.A.
I'm just a goon exploring life at Northwestern.
Features Included
2
Essays
2
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
1
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Studio City, California
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
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Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
541 Words
Issue of personal significance, Love of writing
Comprehension falters—I don’t know what the word means. The significance of the sentence hinges upon its meaning. The computerized definition is vague. I reach for my Merriam-Webster. Suddenly it all makes sense. I tack on word and definition to the ever- growing list by my desk, and then search synonyms to integrate semantic subtleties into context. Some of these synonyms are new too; my list grows. Words enthrall me. They are simply combinations of sounds varying in length...
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Additional Essay Details
100 Words
A good essay is one that shows who you are and why you are special. Try to avoid common, repetitive topics. The personal statement is, in my opinion (and the opinion of my college counselor), the most important part of a college application. It is your one shot to make yourself stand out from the crowd as someone who has something interesting and unique to bring to the school you are applying to. The essay is what separates a good...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
73 Words
I used a private college counselor in my area who I found extremely helpful. There are many advantages to this and I...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
124 Words
There are so many great things about Northwestern, not the least of which is its location. Evanston is a great college town with endless restaurants, bars, stores, entertainment, etc. Having a CVS, Whole Foods, Cinemark, and a...
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What set me apart from other applicants
72 Words
I think that what set my application apart was how well rounded it was. It is great to have really good grades...
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My advice about getting recommenders
98 Words
Find important figures in your life that know you well to write your letters of recommendation. It is good to have very different people write them so that colleges...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
182 Words
The factors that ultimately went into my decision to come to Northwestern were: academics, size, location, culture, and opportunities. You want to go to a school that will give you a great education in whatever field you are interested in. I wasn't (and am still not) sure what I'm interested in, and NU has phenomenal...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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