Northwestern University Student Panel

Recorded Saturday, September 26 at 10:00 PM

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About this livestream

School information

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL
Description

Ask current Northwestern students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

🎙 Guest Moderator: Stacey Huynh

Meet the panelist: Madeline

Mady is a junior from Rockville, Maryland at the McCormick School of Engineering. She's pursuing a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in robotics. Mady is a member of Baja SAE team, which designs and builds an off road car, and does research in an interdisciplinary robotics and neuroscience lab. Outside of school, she enjoys biking, skateboarding, and trying to grow plants.

School information

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL
Your host
Elias Miller

Undergrad College: Harvard University '16

Major: Music

Graduate College: University of Michigan, M.M.

Work Experience: Now in my third year at CollegeVine, I have helped dozens of students gain acceptance to their top-choice schools and have also advised and mentored hundreds more through my livestreams. I am also a professional conductor and a multi-instrumentalist, and I currently serve as the music director of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston and as Opera Saratoga's assistant conductor. I have led symphonic concerts and operatic productions throughout the United States, and I'm looking forward to making my international conducting debut in Vienna this fall.

My Admissions Story: Initially interested in pursuing a career as a performing cellist, I applied almost exclusively to music schools with dual and double degree options and ultimately enrolled in the Tufts University/New England Conservatory Dual Degree Program. Unhappy with the combined program and worried I'd never feel like I was fully a student at either school, I logged back into CommonApp.org in October of my freshman year. I can't say I went about the transfer process in the smartest way (I only applied to two schools!), but Harvard miraculously accepted me (or 'excepted me' as I wrote in a celebratory Facebook post that day - no one ever let me live that one down), and the rest was history.

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