ZacharyThemer
ZacharyThemer,
UChicago ‘17
B.A., Economics, , Political Science and Government
Rising third-year at the University of Chicago majoring in Economics/Political Science. When I can get outside the library, I golf, play tennis, and enjoy the Windy City
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Bourbonnais, Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • 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: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
5 Words
Childhood memory, Transition to adulthood
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Additional Essay Details
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
148 Words
For me, the best part of college is the people. Sure, I absolutely love being able to take classes that interest me, and I look the freedom just as much. However, college is perhaps the best opportunity you will ever have to meet such...
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What I’d change about my application process
181 Words
There really isn’t much I would do differently. I diligently researched the colleges I applied to, visited as many as I could, and reached out to students at the universities to gauge what their experiences have been like. More so, I created a plan on the tests I needed to take, and worked...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
177 Words
I recently finished up my second-year at the University of Chicago as an economics and political science double-major, so I guess that means I’m halfway to the light at the end of tunnel. For me, I think I want people to know that the University of Chicago is not where “Fun Comes...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2350
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball, Golf, Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Best Buddies, Math Team, Student Council / Government, Model Congress / Model UN, Science Club/Team
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Experience & Awards

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