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Northwestern University

Your Combined ACT:
SAT Math + Verbal:
Your Chances at NU
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at NU
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
12,822
14,706
# Admitted
3,021
3,346
% Admitted
23.6%
22.8%
% Overall
23.1%

Students who got into NU:

Tips mention: Interview (7), ACT/SAT (26), Grades (34), Sports/Extracurriculars (12), College Essay (14)
Study hard and be passionate about somethingNov 20 2013Political Science
ACT: 34 Male
High ACTs! My ACT comp was 35 and ISep 13 2013Chemical Engineering
High ACTs! My ACT comp was 35 and I was in the student gov in high school. Show that you're assertive and a gungho kinda person.
ACT: 35 Female
I had very high standardized test scores, good gradesAug 11 2013Anthropology
I had very high standardized test scores, good grades and challenging courses in high school. I was very involved in hs: captain of baseball team, many club activities, NJ State History Fair winner, band, School newspaper, etc.
SAT: 1403 Male
Make sure to differentiate yourself in your applicationNov 16 2012Industrial Operations Engineering
Make sure to differentiate yourself in your application. They are looking to build a diverse and exceptional student body. The applicant base just gets more competitive every year. Being a girl applying to McCormick doesn't hurt either!
ACT: 31 Female
Work hard having a strong academic background is important,May 06 2012Industrial Operations Engineering
Work hard having a strong academic background is important, but not everything. They look for a strong interest in the school as well as diverse and multifaceted students.
ACT: 31 Female
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