College Admissions Info

University of Chicago, ‘18
BA, Economics, Statistics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Uchicago student majoring in econ and stats
From: Ann Arbor
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UChicago, UMich
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2240
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, School Jazz / Orchestra
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
611 Words
The Road Ahead I'm thrown back against my seat as the wind rushing through the driver's side window swells to a dull roar. I close my eyes, imagining the decade-old Camry was a Corvette or Camaro. What I wouldn't give for a Gallardo . . . or anything with a top that goes down, really. I'd settle for a sun roof. Then, realizing that it would be prudent to keep my eyes open when operating a 2 ton mass of speeding metal, I snap...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
763 Words
The phrase “that’s like comparing apples and oranges!” has been used to shut down many an argument. And for good reason, it would seem, as apples and oranges have always been thought as too different to properly compare. After all, the differences are rather obvious. Oranges are, well, orange. Apples can range from red to green to yellow to some combination of the three. Orange flesh has that smooth texture distinctive of citrus fruits. Apples range in texture from...

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
85 Words
The students here actually genuinely love learning, and will discuss pretty intellectual topics casually. I have heard a ridiculous amount of Marx or Durkheim themed...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Model United Nations is especially big here, and our team is very very good. There are also student film societies, both for curating screenings and for...