gracejjoy
gracejjoy,
UChicago ‘16
B.A., Art History
Features Included
5
Essays
9
Schools
7
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionTransfer
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • University of Denver (Denver, CO)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Art History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Last summer, I prepared to embark on my latest journey: college. That coming August, I would be heading southeast to the University of Miami, leaving my family and friends behind. I packed my bags, boarded a flight and a few hours later, I arrived in the place where I believed I would spend my next four years. At University of Miami, the small class size and the seminar formats have presented a great setting in which to learn. The highly...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
1147 Words
As I entered my morning class, there were 100 other students in the lecture. After scanning the room, and heading toward an empty chair in the front of the room, my professor called my name. She had a huge smile wiped across her face when she asked where I got my t-shirt. Whenever we had time to spare, my mother and I loved to venture through vintage stores. We would explore the racks of shoes in search of the hidden designer...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
258 Words
My home is one the most significant places in my life. It is more than four walls and a roof, it is the foundation of my upbringing. Everyday I wake up in my bed, I am reminded of the old memories I have made and the new experiences I will go on to have in my house. Every time I go downstairs into the kitchen and I see the small notches on the door frame measuring mine and my twin...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
432 Words
Northwestern University provides a learning environment with limitless opportunities. Driving along Sheridan Road, I used to press my nose to the window of our car as I listened to my mother telling me stories of her many days spent on Northwestern’s campus years ago. Northwestern is filled with memories of my family’s past, and it’s potentially a place for me to create new memories and build my future. Equipped with an abundance of resources, I would be...
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Additional Essay Details
141 Words
I went to University of Miami with the wrong expectations and intentions. Don't get me wrong, it is a FABULOUS institution with supportive academic advisors, brilliant professor, a handful of motivated students and perfect weather... but after drinking too much, grappling with my mother's recent death and transitioning to living in the "fast" life in South Florida... I soon (and harshly) realized after a few too many unfortunate experiences that I was in an environment that was not conducive to...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
136 Words
I used a private admissions counselor, Harriet Gershman and Associates in Evanston, Illinois. I owe a lot of my success to Harriet and her team. Without her continued guidance I would not have been able to apply initially to University of...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Nursing Home Volunteer, Volunteer Coach, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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