aros888
aros888,
UChicago ‘17
B.S., Computational and Applied Mathematics
I'm a second year computation and applied math major at UChicago who is most interested in computer science, math, and statistics.
Features Included
4
Essays
7
Schools
15
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Fort Lauderdale, Florida
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Computational and Applied Mathematics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
303 Words
Creative personal story
My Why UChicago essay: The University of Chicago has a phenomenal educational system. But you knew that, and you also know that good education in America is not exclusive to the University of Chicago. The quarter system is an attractive feature as well, and has many advantages, and I'm in love with the city of Chicago. But none of these alone is what makes me certain that the University of Chicago is the place I want to spend the next...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
958 Words
The day was December 25, 2002; my eighth Christmas. As always on Christmas morning, I was sitting around the Christmas tree with my family, barely able to sip my chocolate milk for all my excitement; it was finally time to unwrap all the presents! But with each new present unwrapped, my excitement fell. By the time all the presents under the tree had been opened, I was nearly in tears; despite all the exciting new toys my sister had unwrapped, all I...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
675 Words
Question 1. How does the University of Chicago, as you know it now, satisfy your desire for a particular kind of learning, community, and future? Please address with some specificity your own wishes and how they relate to UChicago. The University of Chicago has a phenomenal educational system. But you knew that, and you also know that good education in America is not exclusive to the University of Chicago. The quarter system is an attractive feature as well, and has many...
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Additional Essay Details
519 Words
For my common app essay, I wrote about a diving trip in which my Uncle's equipment malfunctioned. I managed to stay calm and get him 60 feet up to the surface while sharing air. I hear the sharp, frantic clink of metal on metal: “tap-tap-tap”. This is unusual; at this point in the dive, the only sounds I usually hear are those of my own rhythmic breathing. I swivel as quickly as I can through the deep, dark water and turn...
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
14 Words
An interview isn't strictly...
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How I chose schools to apply to
46 Words
Early action schools that aren't exclusive, such as UChicago and MIT, are generally worth...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
97 Words
It's very nice to have a city school, for one. There are so many opportunities for internships, work, etc. For UChicago more specifically, I very much enjoy the common...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
68 Words
I really enjoyed TAPS 101 (an introductory acting course) because it allowed an opportunity to relax and explore something new amidst...
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How I chose schools to apply to
19 Words
I applied early to UChicago, and...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2380
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Math Team, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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