I know I have posted before, but some updated stats
Applying ED to Northwestern… to Medill for Broadcast Journalism. Here are the stats.
GPA: Above 4.0 UW, 4.5 Weighted. No B's in high school
Classes: 2 honors- Freshman (no APs available),
3 honors and AP US1 Sophomore- (1 AP available),
AP Lit, AP US2, AP Environmental Science, AP Computer Science, AP Psych, Honors Latin- Junior (and Academic Calc, but not interested in math and already a year ahead of most kids)
AP Lit, AP Macro, AP Micro, AP Chem, AP Euro History, Honors Latin, Academic Prob/Stat- Senior
Took 3 classes over the summer over my high school years.
SAT- Math- 800 Writing- 740 Reading- 670 --- TOTAL- 2210
ECs- Habitat for Humanity 4 years, Make-a-Wish club 3 years, Television station 4 year (Freshman year-technical director and control room worker for 3 shows a week in our high school, Soph/Junior/Senior sports anchor), Newspaper (Contributer 4 years, sports editor Sophomore, Editor in Chief Junior and Senior), National Honors Society, Latin Honors Society, History Honors society, (leadership position all 3), started a tutoring program to help kids in elementary schools with their work. Visited the school every week to help out.
Attended advanced sports broadcasting camp and at the camp hosted own 10-minute sports show. Ran by two leading figures in broadcasting industry
Interest in school: Summer program and Medill, tour at the campus, great interview
Recommendations: From 1 outside of school- big figure in the broadcasting industry- fantastic, Lit/Newspaper- fantastic, ----both 10/10s
Volunteered in the Dominican Republic the summer before junior year to help the locals rebuild home, create better living arrangements, and integrate the English language and American culture to the underprivileged locals.
Volunteered in Peru the summer before senior year doing similar things I did in the DR
Sent picture of myself in Northwestern sweatshirt to space and got footage of it!
Intern at National Swim meet freshman year, published on the biggest swimming website in the world.
Contacted by Cartoon Network for some of my broadcasting work
Awards- National Latin Exam highest possible award all four years.
White, from Public school. No financial aid requested.
Essay- Was a work of art- 10/10
Concerns: Is SAT reading too low especially for Medill? Or can the relevant and great ECs overlook that?