College Admissions Info

phoenix
University of Chicago, ‘
BA,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays

Student Background

From: Urbandale , Iowa
Gender: Female
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: JHU, UChicago, Emory, GWU, U Iowa
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Hindi, Gujarati

Test Scores

2220
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2220
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.10
GPA
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Marching Band, World/Global Affairs Club, Student Council / Government

College Application Essays

683 Words
Wittgenstein once said, “the limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” As I prefer my world to be limitless, I read the dictionary periodically. My dictionary reading habit was initiated by a Spelling Bee quest in Kindergarten through second grade. I read through the Merriam Webster for Kids with my mother several times, attempting to remember that “grammar” was not spelled “grammer,” and thus acquired a handle, albeit accented, over the English tongue. At the time, I...











Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
541 Words
“The Power of Ideas.” An idea itself saturated with thinkers and possibility. An institution of learning that explores that power, that “unsettles minds” rather that contouring them for a profession, reminds me of my debate class, of Godel, Escher, and Bach, and of the education I wish to receive. The University of Chicago first entered my life in a postcard depicting its crew team and asking just the question that made me think. I responded to the question, but was...









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