College Admissions Info

University of Chicago, ‘21
BS, Physics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'll find some way to relate EVERYTHING to physics, even food.
From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Accepted At: Columbia, GA Tech, UC Berkeley
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Baseball
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UChicago, Princeton, Columbia, GA Tech, Duke, Harvard, UC Berkeley, Washington, JHU: Challenged a belief, Feeling out of place
77 Words
“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.  

Supplemental Essay for UChicago, Harvard: 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...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
26 Words
Do things out of the norm, that can...

Post-college plans
35 Words
You don't have to know them now, so dont stress over...

What I’d change about my application process
2 Words