College Admissions Info

sandie14
sandie14
Northwestern University ‘17
BA, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a sophomore studying Economics at Northwestern University.
From: Randolph , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, Emory, NYU, BC, William & Mary, Rutgers, Indiana
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2230
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Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis, Fencing
Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, Church, Community Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Death of a loved one
19 Words
My personal statement discussed the loss of my father to cancer and its impact on my family and me.

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
11 Words
I wrote about how Northwestern had the best of both worlds

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
24 Words
The question was "Tell us what intrigues you?" I wrote about a local bookstore which has a rundown exterior, but the inside is extraordinary.

College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
509 Words
I had interviews for my top three schools. My best interview was for Northwestern University, the school I am currently attending. A lot of people get nervous if they don’t receive an invitation for an interview; however, most of the time it is random. If your town does not have any alumni from the school you are applying to, you might not get an interview. If you do have the chance to interview, sign up. Interviews show interest in the school, and you can learn helpful advice from the alumni. Some interviews have a bigger impact on your application. ...