Northwestern University 2019-2020 Admissions Essay

Northwestern University has released its supplemental essay for the 2019-2020 admissions cycle. And if you’re wondering how many supplemental essays you’ll have to answer, the answer is…one. Just like last year, Northwestern asks students to respond to one supplemental essay in 300 words. So what question is it? Why is … 

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Northwestern University Class of 2023 Early Decision Statistics

The books are sealed on Northwestern University’s Early Decision round for the Class of 2023. In all, Northwestern received 4,399 applications this Early cycle — up by a margin of about 9% after a 6% climb last Early cycle. Of these 4,399 applicants, approximately 25% earned admission (as compared to … 

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Northwestern Ramps It Up

Folks ask us each and every year something like, “If you had to pick only one school, which school became more difficult to get into this year?” There are some years in which we have to think about it. And there are other years in which the choice is clear. In … 

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Applying to Northwestern

If you’re a student applying to Northwestern via Early Decision, know that the university has extended their deadline for applications from November 1st to November 8th. Why’s that? If you read our college admissions blog, you well know why. Because of all of the glitches with the Common Application of … 

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Admission to Northwestern

Seeking admission to Northwestern this coming year? We’ve got a laugh in store for you. As you may know from reading our college admissions blog, we recently poked a little fun at a letter sent out by the Johns Hopkins University admissions office. The letter, which was utterly generic, was … 

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Northwestern Admissions

The Northwestern admissions staff got into some trouble recently when it was discovered that admissions officers were flagging angry comments by parents of applicants as well as by high school guidance counselors in their admissions database. Apparently, according to Scott Jaschik of “Inside Higher Ed” in his piece entitled “Mocking … 

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