fgscivittaro
fgscivittaro,
UChicago ‘19
B.A., Economics
UChicago student and Quizbowler interested in economics, data analytics, and books.
Features Included
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Essays
12
Schools
13
Scores
2
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Irving, Texas
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

The most practical and culturally identifiable word of my Italian heritage is not actually a word. Rather, it is a hand motion, and I have seen it incessantly in the streets of Bari (my family’s hometown), on television, and at my family’s dinner table arguments (another very important tradition of Italian culture). Transcending spoken language, this singular gesture is capable of expressing a vast spectrum of emotions in a manner only visible to those of Italian heritage –much...
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Supplemental Essay: Other
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he most practical and culturally identifiable word of my Italian heritage is not actually a word. Rather, it is a hand motion, and I have seen it incessantly in the streets of Bari (my family’s hometown), on television, and at my family’s dinner table arguments (another very important tradition of Italian culture). Transcending spoken language, this singular gesture is capable of expressing a vast spectrum of emotions in a manner only visible to those of Italian heritage –much...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
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I, like many other students, used Early Action/Early Decision to apply to my dream school in the desperate hopes of increasing my chances of getting in. It didn't work however: I was simply deferred. Being deferred isn't the worst thing; it gives you another chance. But it does...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
269 Words
I was waitlisted from three schools and deferred AND waitlisted from another. It's not a bad thing, frankly. It's worse than being accepted but it's better than being rejected outright. I ended up being accepted to the school that had deferred and then waitlisted me, so the wait was worth it, even if it was extremely frustrating. If you do get waitlisted/deferred but are still interested in the school, then sending SOME additional material may help. First of all, don't...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2380
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), National Honor Society, Athletics Organization
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Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
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