MH10,
UChicago ‘18
B.A., Economics, , English, , Film and Video Studies
Features Included
2
Essays
11
Schools
12
Scores
3
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown San Diego, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityPrefer Not to Share
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
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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 find that there’s a bit of a “12 Steps” approach to life. There’s a false assumption that there’s some sort of recipe for success. Go to high school. Get into a prestigious university. Get a stable job. Retire comfortably. It’s not that these goals aren’t worthy aspirations; it’s the fact that I bought into them blindly and didn’t question whether the path I chose correctly reflected who I was. I didn’t look...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
345 Words
Maybe this would be the appropriate time to exclaim over my love of geology or my quirky hipster paraphernalia or my insatiable passion for black coffee infused with rose hips from the Narnian wilderness and the essence of baloozabaga berry from the Himalayas (brewed with the utmost care, of course). Maybe I should talk about my collection of 16th century parchment from around the world or my obsession with the mantis shrimp and its abundance of color receptors. Sorry to...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Intelligent, quirky,...
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What set me apart from other applicants
32 Words
Just doing my own thing rather than trying to please...
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My advice about getting recommenders
22 Words
Ask the teachers you think know you're...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.24
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2260
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsWater Polo

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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