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Chance Me ED!

flowers9896flowers9896 Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
edited October 2015 in Northwestern University
Hey I'm looking to apply ED to NU to either Weinberg or McCormick

SAT: 2190
Math: 760
CR: 740
Writing: 690
Bio SAT2: 730

NHS President, Cancer Awareness Secretary, Editor of School Newspaper, Intern at Columbia Medical Center for 2 summers, Third place at NYSEFF Competition last year, Over 200 hours volunteering (at a farm, local soup kitchen, and senior citizen home), Senior Class Vice President, Varsity Tennis 4 years, Secretary of World Language Honor Society

4.0 UW

Freshmen: 2 honors (no AP's available)
Sophomore: 2 AP's (Physics B(4) and World History(5)), Honors Algebra/Trig2, Honors English, Honors Spanish, Honors Earth Science
Junior: 4 AP's (Biology (4), English Lang (5), US History (5), Spanish (5))
Senior: 6 AP's (Chemistry, Physics C, BC Calculus, US Government, Economics, English Lit)

I took the mat2 SAT2 and didn't do too well, I was planning to take it again in November but I read other posts for NU and people have said that sending the SAT2's don't make too much of a difference - please let me know what you think about this.

Replies to: Chance Me ED!

  • Daddio3Daddio3 Registered User Posts: 625 Member
    edited October 2015
    I think the Math SAT 2 matters for McCormick but not as much for Weinberg. I think it isn't to hard to switch from Weinberg to McCormick after you get there, but I would just apply to Weinberg if you are unsure anyways.
  • ClarinetDad16ClarinetDad16 Registered User Posts: 3,422 Senior Member
    edited October 2015
    Tell us about yourself so we can chance you:

    First gen
    Pell grant
    Full Pay
    National Merit

    Class rank

  • Daddio3Daddio3 Registered User Posts: 625 Member
    Pell versus other financial aid versus full pay won't matter at all at NU. The rest could matter. Class rank and URM (and M/F for McCormick perhaps).
  • flowers9896flowers9896 Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    white, female, not a first gen, ny, looking for financial aid
    top 10% in class (my school doesn't do rankings)

  • netflicksnetflicks Registered User Posts: 75 Junior Member
    edited November 2015
    You're solidly in the ballpark! Top 10%, 4.0 GPA. That's all you could ask for here - only the admissions officers can see if your ECs match what they are looking for. I'd say you got just as much shot as other very qualified candidates.
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