College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

Freshman at the University of Chicago who enjoys statistics, public speaking and pizza.
From: Scarsdale , New York
Gender: Female
Admission: Early Action
Accepted At: UChicago, Cornell, CMU, GA Tech, UMich
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Big Brother/Big Sister, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, French Club
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
461 Words
Because of the infamous “Where Fun Goes to Die” reputation of UChicago I thought that everyone at the school would be intensely and overly competitive with each other. However, when I visited one of the university’s on-campus open house days I realized I couldn’t have been more wrong. While all the students did have a certain intensity, it was because they were all so passionate and excited about their courses, professors and the other students they were able...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
87 Words
Definitely be more comfortable having other people read my essays. Originally, I was hesitant to share my essays with teachers or other students who I wasn't...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
64 Words
Almost everyone in my school tries to actively engage with the material they are learning. Because my school operates...

My advice about getting recommenders
128 Words
Try to get recommenders who really know you as both a student and a person. The best way to do this is by asking teachers who either interact with you outside of school (coaches, club advisors etc...) or...

My advice about getting recommenders
180 Words
Every applicant has to get a recommendation from their high school guidance counselor. This can be extremely beneficial if you do your best to build a good relationship with your school guidance counselor. The counselors at my school had over 100 students with about 30 kids in each grade (obviously the bigger your counselor's workload is,...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
123 Words
ALWAYS bring a copy of your resume when interviewing with schools. This will a) immediately allow your interviewer to get a clearer picture of you as a person and help them ask you directed questions about your...