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Northeastern Transfer Thread - Fall 2018

JohnSmith12345JohnSmith12345 Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
Hey guys,
I am currently looking to transfer to Northeastern. I am creating a thread to find others wanting to transfer there as well for Fall 2018. Would appreciate knowing everyone's stats!
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Replies to: Northeastern Transfer Thread - Fall 2018

  • John278John278 Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    Hi I am also interested in transferring to Northeastern as well and I am planning to post my stats after I get my grades for this semester.
  • TransferFall2018TransferFall2018 Registered User Posts: 144 Junior Member
    edited December 2017
    I just submitted my application last night!
    College GPA: 3.68
    1st semester: 3.38
    2nd semester: 3.72
    3rd semester: 4.00

    Academic Honors: Chancellor's List (1x), Dean's List (2x)
    ECs: Volunteer work, Internship with SuperPAC and Senate Campaign, Founder and Chairman of On Campus Political Organization, Exec. Director of State Chapter Political Organization , 30 hour/week part time job.
    Applying with 42 credits, will be enrolled with 57 credits, so I am not sending in my SAT scores and my H.S. GPA shouldn't be a factor.

    Northeastern is my first choice so I am hoping I get in!
  • yankeebangeryankeebanger Registered User Posts: 159 Junior Member
    Currently, a sophomore attending SBU in NY. I'll be applying as a junior, OOS student. I want to get into Business college. This is like my top school. Chances are low.

    Ethnicity: Caucasian (international student from Turkey).
    Major: Finance
    College GPA: 3.78
    HS GPA: 3.9ish
    SAT: I have 55 credits so not required.
    TOEFL: I am exempt. Sixth year in the USA.
    Courses: I have done Calculus and Economics courses.
    Honors: Dean's List (3x)

    College ECs:
    - Vice President of Turkish-American Association
    - Member of Investment Club
    - Member of Honor Society Club
    - Have done some interns in Turkey
    - Working as a part-time job on campus

    High School EC/Awards (not all, just ones I'm including)
    - Couple community works
    - Done abroad community work
    - Some clubs in HS
  • loonasloonas Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    Currently a freshman at Fordham. I don't have a lot of stuff because I've only been at college for a semester :/

    Current College GPA: 3.918
    Extracurricular Activities (honestly didn't join that many clubs):
    -Asian Pacific American Coalition: Member, Fall 2017
    -Flash Magazine: Member, Fall 2017

    I technically signed up for and showed up to a few other clubs, but I don't know if they're worth putting down since I wasn't that involved.

    High School GPA: 3.5 (unweighted), 3.8 (weighted)
    SAT: 2120 one score, 2170 superscored (I think)

    Extracurricular Activities:
    -Gender Equality Club (sophomore to senior)
    -Breaking Images Club (junior to senior)
    -Some outside art competition stuff (freshman)
    -Outside tennis and gymnastics during my freshman and sophomore years
    -I had a job senior year (if that counts)
    -Community service stuff

    I think there was some other stuff, but I honestly can't remember most of the stuff I did in high school.
  • kd2812kd2812 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    edited January 4
    I’m currently a freshman at Sacred Heart University. I’m looking to transfer and Northeastern is my favorite. Applying to Business School.

    College GPA: 3.95
    Involvement: Dance Company, Fashion Club, Marketing Club, Love Your Mellon Crew, Art Club, Work Study.
    Won freshman business competition.

    High School GPA: 3.5
    ACT: 24 (weak spot)
    Involvement: Peer Mentor, Best Buddies, Global Interactive Volunteers, many community service hours.
    Traveled the world on USA Dance Team.
    I don’t know my chances too well, I think my main problem is my act score.
  • TomSrOfBostonTomSrOfBoston Registered User Posts: 13,927 Senior Member
    If you have completed fewer than 24 credits when you apply they will look at your high school GPA and test scores. You may want to wait a year to transfer. Then they will only look at your college stats.
  • grilledcheezygrilledcheezy Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    I’m currently a sophomore at College of San Mateo! I’m applying for the Psychology program at Northeastern and this is my top choice, however I’m hoping my academics are in the right range.

    I am half Peruvian, half White and am a first-generation family member attending college.

    I’ve taken 43 units so far, so I won’t be needing to send in HS stats. Will be enrolled with 57 units if accepted.
    College GPA: 3.42
    1st semester: 3.7
    2nd semester: 3.05 (not too hot taking 17 units for the first time)
    3rd semester: 4.00
    4th semester: 3.58
    Will be taking an Applied Calculus course this upcoming semester.

    College Extracurriculars:
    -waitressing job since Fall 2016
    -lead in school’s musical Spring 2017
    -volunteered at Dream Center (for undocumented students)for Fall 2017
    -primary caretaker for my younger sister since my mom went back to work (not sure if this counts, but could help?)

    HS Extracurriculars:
    -theatre from Fall 2012-Spring 2016
    -Leadership class Junior and Senior year
    -involvement in Latina Mentor Program Fall 2012-Spring 2015
  • JoeDangitJoeDangit Registered User Posts: 51 Junior Member
    Hi! I'm currently a second-semester college freshman at CSU Sacramento and I'm applying as an incoming sophomore to the Northeastern University School of Criminology and Criminal Justice... I didn't get in my first try during my senior year of high school, but I took the opportunity to improve and try to become a better person and a better student, and hopefully, I can this time! All feedback and advice, no matter how positive or negative, is super appreciated!

    Current College: California State University, Sacramento
    College GPA: 4.0
    College Units Acculumated: 41 (half of those are from like AP. I'm expected to have 61 at the end of my second semester...)
    High School GPA: 3.61 (Weighted) / 3.1 (Unweighted) Weak spot...
    SAT: 1890 Weak spot... :(
    ACT: Did not take
    College Extracurriculars:
    - Member of Three Student Government Committees (Student Relations, Academic Affairs, Appellate Council)
    - Board member of Rotaract (Social Media Coordinator)
    - R.A. Hall Council
    - Student Researcher for institute associated with CSU, Sacramento

    High School Extracurriculars:
    A bunch of clubs, but I'm really going to mention Speech and Debate, where I won 6th in the State of California at Duo Interpretation. The state and national competition happened after I submitted my freshman application to Northeastern so I wouldn't have been able to report on it.

    Let me know what you think!

    Go Huskies!
  • koreanincalikoreanincali Registered User Posts: 128 Junior Member
    Hey guys! I'm currently a community college student in California. Here are my stats, good luck to all of you! :)

    Ethnicity: Korean
    Major: Elementary Education
    ACT: 31
    Letters of Rec: English Professor, Communications Professor

    College GPA: 3.8
    Credits: Will have 33 by the end of this year (I'm a freshman)

    High school GPA: Somewhere between 2.5-2.8 I think?

    EC:
    -Over 200 hours of Community Service, mostly all relating to kids and teaching
    -President of clubs in High School
    -Played Field Hockey in High School
  • cs23305cs23305 Registered User Posts: 67 Junior Member
    Submitted my application earlier this week.

    Currently an out of state freshman at a University of California school (Computer Science & Engineering major)

    Major: Computer Science and Political Science (CIS)

    Current Credits: 22 Semester Units (will have around 45 by the end of spring)
    College GPA (Not Including Dual Enrollment): 3.9/4
    College GPA (Including Dual Enrollment): 3.81/4

    High School GPA: 3.5
    ACT Score - 31 Cumulative, 36 Writing, 30 English, 31 Math, 34 Reading, 28 Science

    Rec Letter - 1 from my English prof, haven't read it but I had a good relationship with them.

    Extracurriculars/Resume - 8/10, I'd say pretty decent and diverse.

    Ethnicity/Gender: Asian Male



  • koreanincalikoreanincali Registered User Posts: 128 Junior Member
    Hey Guys! I just turned in my fafsa, and my Estimated Expected Family Contribution is 000112. I was wondering if you guys had any idea/estimate on how much aid I'd get/how much I would be paying if you guys had any friends at NEU who got aid from fafsa. Let me know! Thanks :)
  • TomSrOfBostonTomSrOfBoston Registered User Posts: 13,927 Senior Member
    @koreanincali Did you submit the CSS Profile which is required of all first time applicants? What does the NPC indicate your expected contribution will be?
  • koreanincalikoreanincali Registered User Posts: 128 Junior Member
    @TomSrOfBoston no I haven't, I only did FAFSA. Is the CSS Profile also required of transfer students?
  • mag3646mag3646 Registered User Posts: 20 New Member
    I am looking to transfer in the fall. I've only just started looking though. When is the application deadline?
    Also, do I have a shot?
    Major: Computer Science
    College GPA: 3.3 (going to be higher at the end of this semester)
    Current school: well known and ranks higher than Northeastern for CS nationally
    Originally from New England, but moved pretty far to my current school
    Clubs: various CS related clubs, women in computing, game development, organized a hackathon, outside projects
    Don't remember my ACT or SAT scores, but I think they were a little above national average.

    Northeastern was my top choice when applying to colleges last year, but I was deferred then rejected :(
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