College Admissions Info

Northwestern University, ‘17
BA, Economics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

From: Oakland , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UMich, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, Washington, Northwestern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

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

College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
122 Words
Make sure to apply to schools to which you actually see yourself attending. Don't waste your time and money applying to a school that you know you'll never realistically choose to go to. In this same vein,...

My advice about getting recommenders
102 Words
This can be difficult. It's awkward and uncomfortable to ask for recommendation letters. Just know that any adult you know has likely both had to ask for recommendation letters for themself,...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
102 Words
I had two entirely different interviews, both with schools to which I ultimately did not get in. I interviewed with Georgetown first. My interview was with a man who seemed very...