joshuachang231
joshuachang231,
Illinois ‘23
B.S., Computer Science, , Music Technology
Keyboardist. Music, computer, basketball.
Features Included
1
Essays
16
Schools
4
Scores
3
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Taipei, Taiwan
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of British Columbia (British Columbia, Canada)
  • University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
649 Words
Overcoming personal struggle
Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
I have always been a bystander in my own life: I spend more time analyzing than living. This stems my Asperger's syndrome, which is on the autism spectrum. Interacting with people is hard, and I had to hide my emotions to blend in with the rest of society. But gradually, I went from hiding them to not having them at all. After the Jazz Club's final concert, all the other members burst into tears. But I did not. Lacking emotions...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
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Hang...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
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My advice about getting recommenders
2 Words
Reach...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.93
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Jazz / Orchestra, Research, Science/Math, Model Congress / Model UN

Experience & Awards

Application Additional Materials

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