wolf_master,
Illinois ‘21
B.S., Undecided
Girl with diverse interests trying to navigate the college process.
Features Included
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Essays
5
Schools
5
Scores
4
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Undecided

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
644 Words
Story central to identity
I lean forward in my seat and keep my hands clasped together. My heart beats slowly while my breathing increases with each passing second. It’s a simple play. One open shot can promise a lead and with such little time left a lead can promise a win. The whistle blows and the ball is handed to my teammate. All of us rush to hold hands and watch as the ball goes to the left wing. I hide the urge...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
37 Words
Each student in my high school was assigned to a counselor...
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My advice about getting recommenders
120 Words
Go with the teachers who know you and with whom you have a strong relationship with. Also start early. I asked a little later than some and while my rec letter came on time, it...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
30 Words
Do things you're interested in. This can include summer...
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What I’d change about my application process
60 Words
Spread the work out more evenly. I started really early, but as soon as school kicked in, I...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.5
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesQuiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Gay/Straight Alliance, Mock Trial, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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