Jwhitty32
Jwhitty32,
UChicago ‘20
B.S., Computer Science, , Economics, , Mathematics
If you're looking for that ray of hope that someone unspectactular might get lucky, you came to the right place.
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
11
Scores
7
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Northern Virginia, Virginia
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
403 Words
“Bucket lists” are ever popular with the rise of the internet. People keep lists of everything they wish to accomplish in their lifetime, from travel to athletics to writing a book. Throughout this crazy process, I dreamed of exactly what I want from my college experience: learn more than I could ever dream of, have the ability to make the world a better place, and eat an entire large pizza. University of Chicago is a haven of education. Not only...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
712 Words
ESSAY PROMPT: Joan of Arkansas. Queen Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Babe Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Mash up a historical figure with a new time period, environment, location, or occupation, and tell us their story. The Michael Jordan led Bulls sit at 97-0, down by 1 to the Lakers on the last play of the NBA finals. Bulls fans see their new point guard, Magic Johnson, taking the ball down the court. He recently switched teams in a miraculous trade. The ball flies to...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Elementary school kickball used to suck. I would wait forever to hear my name called, but it would always come too late. Dead last. Because of fate, I received a special gift, Cerebral Palsy. Life has never been easy, but this "fault" ended up being my greatest blessing; without it I would never become the creative, hard working person I am today. It was early spring, immediately after testing with the neurologist, he walked into the waiting room with a...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
18 Words
Model UN is absolutely huge...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
29 Words
I think college classes helped me a lot. Have...
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How to increase chances at my school
50 Words
Write something interesting for the uncommon, but don't come across as a phony. Mine was...
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What set me apart from other applicants
30 Words
Not many people overcome a major disability. Though all...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
24 Words
It gave me the most money, I...
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What I’d change about my application process
35 Words
Would try to have fun with all the essays I wrote....
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
68 Words
Love for learning. But not just memorizing information, learning how to think, how to analyze. Everyone here really is a...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2380
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesScience Club/Team, Student Council / Government, National Honor Society, After School Program Coordinator
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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