College Admissions Info

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, ‘15

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Native American
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Illinois, Loyola U Chicago, U Illinois, U of Minnesota, Marquette
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Urdu

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Best Buddies, French Club, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl
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College Application Essays

Throughout my high school career I have taken a variety of classes. However, my academic interests are mostly limited to French, history, social sciences, computers, and English. Rather than figuring a difficult trigonometry or physics problem, I prefer to utilize my critical thinking powers when examining advanced literature, analyzing historical texts, evaluating case studies in social science classes, or trying to discern the French language. Although math and science aren’t my strengths or preferred courses of study, I challenged...

Additional Essay Details:
308 Words
Since I had such a large variety of interests in high-school, I never really climbed very high in just one area. Foreign language was always a favorite of mine. So as a result, I was very involved in the French Club. I had executive positions in the French Club and then was co-president of the French National Honors Society. In addition, I participated in a few service extracurriculars such as National Honors Society, Gator Link Crew (helping freshmen at our...

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
188 Words
My extracurricular activities in college have been pretty diverse and spread out. My first year, I was still figuring out what I wanted to do. I was a history major who had a desire to switch into Speech and Hearing Sciences but had to wait a whole year to do so. So I volunteered that first...

Post-college plans
257 Words
My post college plans first involve me seeing if I need to take the GRE again. I'm hoping to take it during my senior year of college, so the year I'm about to enter into, and hopefully I won't have to take it twice. After that, I'm planning on working for a year as a case manager or any job I can get my hands on for a year or two with a B.S. in Psychology....

Why I ultimately chose my school
154 Words
The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign was always a dream school for me. My cousin, brother-in-law, and multiple friends of the family had attended the school. They all had crazy and funny stories and loved their experiences there. Each of them have also moved...