jkwon0809
jkwon0809,
Illinois ‘19
B.B.A., Finance and Accounting
Enrolled to go to UIUC with a major in Business Undeclared.
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
2
Scores
6
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Orland Park, Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian, Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
  • University of Illinois - Chicago  (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Finance and Accounting

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Before my high school career began, I didn’t truly understand what it meant to give 200% effort. However, through my Christian church, I learned exactly what that meant. In middle school, I desired to participate in the praise band that would lead the youth group in worship in order to serve the church and forge close relationships with individuals in the youth and English speaking congregations. In addition to writing a personal statement and completing an interview about my faith,...
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Additional Essay Details
54 Words
Undergraduate essays can be really hard to do if you don't focus on it during the summer. Personally, I had a College Preparatory Writing teacher that helped me with my personal statement. Start drafting practice essays in the summer so that you'll know what to expect when a university gives you the essay prompts.
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
82 Words
Focus more on writing the essays for your school. To get into University of Illinois, I had to write a personal statement of my experiences....
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
65 Words
Using a private admissions counselor is extremely useful. Unlike admissions counselors from the public universities that you will be applying...
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My advice about getting recommenders
53 Words
ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS GET RECOMMENDATIONS EARLY. Your high school teachers will be extremely busy in the...
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What set me apart from other applicants
12 Words
ACT SCORE and GPA...
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Why I declined other schools
59 Words
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was the right school for me. I visited this school many times...
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Post-college plans
70 Words
After college I plan on working at an accounting or consulting firm such as Deloitte or Accenture. I would really like...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.42
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving, Table Tennis (Ping Pong)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCulinary, Charity Drive Organizing, Chess, Gay/Straight Alliance
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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