ayinUChicago
ayinUChicago,
UChicago ‘18
B.A., Economics, , Public Policy Analysis
I'm a class of 2018'er at UChicago studying Economics and Psychology! Super interested in start-ups and economics.
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Raleigh
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • East Carolina University  (Greenville, NC)
  • North Carolina State University - Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I shivered a little when the wet spray of water met my hair. It came again but harder this time. Once my hair was wet with cold water, my mom pulled out the razor and ran it through my hair. The razor tugged at my hair and I nearly screamed out in discomfort. It felt like my hair was being pulled out by each strand. Once most of my hair was gone, she pulled out the scissors which were cold...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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In addition to strong theory based learning, a large part of the learning experience at UChicago is a conversation that opens up the mind and exposes students to new ways of thinking. A key aspect of the Core Curriculum is rigorous discussion about a variety of primary texts where I can learn from the different perspectives of diverse students. I can contribute my own opinions and learn how to clearly communicate to any audience. That level of openness and diversity...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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He woke up with a start and after blinking his eyes a few times looked around the dark suitcase. Waldo felt a biting hunger and saw nothing but black. He didn’t even know which direction he was facing, but felt like throwing up. The plane shook. It was 3 hours since he had last seen light when he was thrown carelessly onto the conveyor belt behind the airline check-in desk. On his way to a weekend getaway in Miami with...
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Additional Essay Details
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UChicago is known for some really strange prompts (our infamous 'Uncommon Essays'). When applying to UChicago, remember especially to have some fun! They want to see how you approach a strange problem or situation and take it apart. Let your interests and personality seep in. Of course, be sure to research all the schools you apply to and really think about what makes you want to go there other than "it's a good school". What are some unique qualities about...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Intense, Quirky,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
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Where are...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Business Publications, Ballroom Dancing,...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
41 Words
After coming to campus, I immediately felt at home and happy. I...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
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Power, Identity and Resistance. You get to work with primary texts and see the merits of thinkers who are often pigeonholed...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
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The first time I came to campus was after I was admitted. It was all so exhilarating! I felt right at home on campus among UChicago students. The quirky spirit and...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2220
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFuture Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

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Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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