Official Northwestern 2012 ED Decisions Thread

<p>Good luck everyone!</p>

<p>Delete all spaces between []'s!</p>

<p>[ size=+1][ color=purple][ b]Decision: [ /b][ /color][ /size]</p>

<p>[ b]Stats:[ /b][ list]
[ *] SAT:
[ *] SAT IIs:
[ *] GPA:
[ *] Rank:
[ *] Other stats:
[ /list][ b]Subjective:[ /b][ list]
[ *] Essays:
[ *] Teacher Recs:
[ *] Counselor Rec:
[ *] Hook (if any):
[ /list][ b]Location/Person:[ /b][ list]
[ *] State or Country:
[ *] School Type:
[ *] Ethnicity:
[ *] Gender:
[ /list][ b]Other Factors:[ /b]
[ b]General Comments:[ /b]</p>

<p>*Decision: ACCEPTED *</p>

[<em>] SAT: 2170
[</em>] SAT IIs: 760 BIO M 770 MATH IIC
[<em>] GPA: 4.5/5.0
[</em>] Rank: top 5-10%
[<em>] Other stats: CS Major
[</em>] Essays: good.
[<em>] Teacher Recs: All strong. Two VERY good ones.
[</em>] Counselor Rec: Generic
[<em>] Hook (if any): None
[</em>] State or Country: CA
[<em>] School Type: Private
[</em>] Ethnicity: Asian
[li] Gender: F[/li][/ul]Other Factors: EC's: Very involved in multiple activities. This includes like science fairs, robotics [very time-consuming...], music competitions, student council etc.
Recs: Will be great, possibly have a professor at CMU write a rec.
Essays: Should be good.
Awards: Regional awards in science, robotics, music, school awards, Rensselaer Medal. Predict National Merit Commended only... I sent National Merit stuff to Northwestern.
Leadership: Music- concertmaster, robotics- captain, secretary, student council -representative, school clubs-officer, and other school-related activities.
AP Scores: 4's and 5's on 6 AP Exams.</p>

<p>General Comments: YESSSSS! NU '12!!! I'M SO EXCITED!!! :)</p>

<p>congrats.. :)</p>

<p>Thank you! Yay! </p>

<p>I'm going to go put a NU sticker on my car. I'm so happy.</p>

<p>Yes! I'm in!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'll post stats later... too many phone calls to make. So happy!!!!! Congrats to everyone!</p>

<p>Decision: ACCEPTED</p>

[<em>] SAT: 2150, 2170
[</em>] SAT IIs: 680, 680, 630
[<em>] GPA: 3.9
[</em>] Rank: 16/403
[<em>] ACT: 34 C
[/ul][ b]Subjective:[ul]
[</em>] Essays: Fantastic. Why NU piece was awesome.
[<em>] Teacher Recs: Good, sent 3. Nothing exemplary.
[</em>] Counselor Rec: Great.
[<em>] Hook (if any):
[/ul][ b]Location/Person:
[</em>] State or Country: US
[<em>] School Type: Public
[</em>] Ethnicity: Injun
[li] Gender: M[/li][/ul][ b]Other Factors:**
General Comments: omg. no words.</p>

<p>rejected, i have concert to go to i'll post stats later</p>

<p>congrats all</p>

<p>HOLY SH*************************************************************************************************************
I made it!</p>

<p>please also post which school you applied to (e.g. decision: accepted - weinberg).</p>

<p>oh yea stats.
real quick
3.68 UW
34 ACT
numerous EC - still typical asian activities
upward grade trend</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

[<em>] SAT: n/a
[</em>] SAT IIs: LIT 770, AM HIST 650
[<em>] GPA: 11.39/11.0
[</em>] Rank: 3/169
[li] Other stats: ACT 30 (eng 35 and reading 35)</p>[/li]
[<em>] Essays: unusual, not sure if they were good or bad
[</em>] Teacher Recs: pretty good
[<em>] Counselor Rec: i didn't see it
[</em>] Hook (if any):
I was born in Hawaii, but I guess that's not really a hook. I'm a singer and songwriter. Featured as an artist by Coca-Cola, Purevolume, and Mytracks, etc. Recently my music was requested by Coca-Cola for their first compilation CD. Played Summerfest, Lollapallooza, etc. Two RAMI Awards for Best Composer and Best Song. Produced self-recorded EP. International Songwriting Contest Honorable Mention. In talks with several major record labels. Writing a score to a Chicago indie film. Intend to go to school and pursue music at the same time.
[<em>] State or Country: IL
[</em>] School Type: public
[<em>] Ethnicity: white
[</em>] Gender: female
[/ul]Other Factors:
General Comments: I'm so pumped!</p>

<p>My son:</p>

<p>*Decision: ACCEPTED *</p>

[<em>] ACT: 35
[</em>] SAT IIs: 780, 760, 720
[<em>] Rank: Top 5%
[</em>] Other stats: NMSF
[<em>] State or Country: IL
[</em>] School Type: large public
[<em>] Ethnicity: white
[</em>] Gender:male</p>

<p>[/ul]General Comments:
ECs: Music</p>


<p>*Decision: Accepted *</p>

SAT: 2210 (700 M, 710 CR, 800 W)
SAT IIs: 700 Spanish, 720 Literature, 760 Math II
GPA: 3.96 UW
Rank: 3/337
Other stats: National Merit Semifinalist</p>

Essays: Why NU was specific to major, Common App essay was unique
Teacher Recs: Glowing, I would hope.
Counselor Rec: The man is secretive. But I'll venture a guess at good.
Hook (if any): Not really. White upper-middle-class suburban WASP (yeah, I went there...).</p>

State or Country: NH
School Type: public
Ethnicity: White
Gender: Female</p>

<p>Other Factors:
General Comments:Theatre major in the School of Communications. Can't wait!</p>

<p>*Decision: Accepted to McCormick =] *</p>

[<em>] SAT: 740 CR, 700 math, 730 writing (12 essay)
[</em>] SAT IIs: 700 math2, 610 physics, 610 lit, 770 spanish
[<em>] GPA: 3.75 unweighted, 4.5 weighted (alot of APs)
[</em>] Rank: No Ranking
[<em>] Other stats:
[</em>] Essays: Really strong. Great and personal Why NU, and I submitted an abstrast of my research as well under the optional.
[<em>] Teacher Recs: Awesome from both teachers and a great one from an employer.
[</em>] Counselor Rec: No idea, but I think good.
[<em>] Hook (if any): Hispanic, 8-page research abstract on CBCT prostate-cancer targetting.
[/ul]Location/Person: **[ul]
[</em>] State or Country: Florida
[<em>] School Type: College Prep, extremely competitive
[</em>] Ethnicity: Hispanic
[li] Gender: Male[/li][/ul]
Other Factors:**
General Comments: well.. ill have taken 10 aps before i graduated. and i was hispanic and regular national honor commended, also varsity swimming 4 years, track 2 years, debate 2 years with some first place wins, and President of Student Life committee, Secretary of Future Professional Musicians Association, member of SNHS and English NHS. i was a busy one</p>


<p>Stats :
SAT CR680 WR 600 Maths 790
SAT2s Physics maths2c chem 800 GPA.</p>

<p>Essay: My uncle and counsellor dislikes aunt and mother likes it..
with a 200 words why nu essay... a really short one.
Activities..Nothingmuch ..volunteering. Stanford summer college. piano and music..</p>

<p>HAHA!I think I get in becoz I am from HongKong as a lucky international applicant. =)</p>

<p>hey kakalittlestarz, i was accepted too (thank God - and goodjob all who did, GL to those who are applying elsewhere) and I'm from Hong Kong too! Which school do you go to?</p>

<p>Nevermind I'll PM you.</p>

<p>btw to any prospective RDers who may be reading this thread in hopes of sizing yourself up to whether or not you have a "chance"....I just want to say that I had really sucky stats (mostly academically, my ECs were okay) -or at least sucky according to CC standards; everyone here crazy accomplished - but I still got accepted to NU! So if it's where you want to be, go for it :).</p>

<p>As an alum, I got chills reading these -- how exciting for all of you, and congratulations to all!</p>

<p>Decision: REJECTED</p>

[<em>] SAT: 2230 (800M, 730V, 700W)
[</em>] SAT IIs: 790, 690, 730
[<em>] GPA: 3.64
[</em>] Rank: Top 20% (Yah this did it)
[<em>] Other stats: 8 APs, 20 Honors
[</em>] Essays: Good
[<em>] Teacher Recs: Good
[</em>] Counselor Rec: Good
[<em>] Hook (if any): None
[/ul][ b]Location/Person:[ul]
[</em>] State or Country: NJ
[<em>] School Type: public
[</em>] Ethnicity: asian
[li] Gender: male[/li][/ul][ b]Other Factors:

General Comments: Congratulations guys, have a great year!</p>


[<em>] ACT: 30
[</em>] GPA: 4.01
[<em>] Rank: 21/353
[</em>] Other stats: Insane EC's, Theater Major
[<em>] Essays: Great, in all possible modesty
[</em>] Teacher Recs: Two phenominal, and flattering letters
[<em>] Counselor Rec: Generic
[</em>] Hook (if any): None
[<em>] State or Country: Chicago, Illinois
[</em>] School Type: Public
[<em>] Ethnicity: Caucasian
[</em>] Gender: Male
General Comments: I cannot wait... :]</p>