JayElPhysicist
JayElPhysicist,
UChicago ‘21
B.S., Physics
I'll find some way to relate EVERYTHING to physics, even food.
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
1
Scores
3
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Physics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
77 Words
Challenged a belief, Feeling out of place
“The Particle Astrophysicist, Jalen Crump” is a statement that I yearn to hear one day.  I observed the portion of the African-American students, including myself, that had  the utmost ambition to succeed and make new breakthroughs in an academic field, but have had their aspirations repudiated by both society and our own race because of the idea that there are exact factors that grant success in the African-American community: athletics, music, and role models.  
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
498 Words
What Does It Take to Not Only Be A Scientist? I do not only want to be a scientist. I want to be a person that retains their core human values as a scientist. Too many scientists today are either indoctrinated by their success or suffer from an overly prideful ego and have a terrible display of character. Because of this, they lose their grasp on one special value: Self-Respect. For all these years, I viewed the word character as...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
26 Words
Do things out of the norm, that can...
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Post-college plans
35 Words
You don't have to know them now, so dont stress over...
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What I’d change about my application process
2 Words
Never...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.00
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
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ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsBaseball

Extracurriculars

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