uenwezor
uenwezor,
‘21
B.A., Philosophy
Hi, my name is Uchenna and I am originally from NYC but moved to LA at the end of my freshman year.
Features Included
2
Essays
15
Schools
5
Scores
6
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown New York City, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Haverford College (Haverford, PA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
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Not Listed

Applied for a B.A. in Philosophy

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

As I hung up the phone, I wondered how it was possible that my father and I could talk for three hours. From the time I was little my father and I have been strangers. He lived in Germany and I lived in the United States, so I would only see him once or twice a year. He always made sure that my visits were special, but still, once I returned to my mom’s house, we would lose touch...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
539 Words
The Block Plan at Colorado College has a tradition of innovation and flexibility. Please design your own three-and-a-half week course and describe what you would do. (no more than 500 words) I would design a music history course: Popular Music in the U.K. from 1900 to 2000. My favorite subject is history and I love playing and listening to music, so I would want to incorporate the two into one course. When I listen to music I often wonder how musicians come...
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School Specific Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
174 Words
From the beginning of my college process I knew I wanted to apply abroad but I wasn't sure how to go about that. My college counselor did not know how the process worked so I had to navigate it myself. I ultimately decided that the UK was the most viable place for...
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How I chose schools to apply to
114 Words
I almost applied ED to Colorado College. When I was choosing schools to apply to, schools with a small undergraduate population, a small student to teacher ratio, a focus on undergraduate learning and a...
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Why I declined other schools
166 Words
Georgetown and Dartmouth were two schools I was very surprised, but grateful to get into and when I was making the decision to enroll somewhere, it was really hard. I was mostly interested in Georgetown because of the location, D.C. is an amazing city and I am planning on...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
64 Words
I wish that I started testing earlier because I started taking my SATIIs in senior year. I was so...
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What I’d change about my application process
86 Words
I would engage in more out of school activities. Most of my extracurricular activities were in school or independent but I wasn't really involved in many...
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What I’d change about my application process
26 Words
It's important to apply to reach schools just...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
3.96
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Black Student Union, Dance, Debate Club/Team, Photography / Film, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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