alis1
alis1,
UChicago ‘20
B.A., Philosophy
Rising Senior at UChicago
Features Included
1
Essays
7
Schools
12
Scores
3
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Fresh Meadows, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Philosophy

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

For the past three years I have been fortunate enough to be a part of the Bronx Science community. I have been influenced by talks on the train ride home about research in autoimmune diseases to sharks, inspired by teachers who stay hours after class to help students understand rotational kinematics, and worked with classmates through tough nights of studying for math exams, by combating problems together. Bronx Science has refined my work ethic, improved my time management skills and...
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I spend a substantial amount of my free time delving into new books that capture my interest. Novels have played a heavy hand in determining my character, setting the catalyst for my imagination through fantasy stories about epic wars, and shaping my beliefs about being an independent thinker through architecture. It is without a doubt that reading has had the largest impact on my intellectual growth, in terms of keeping an open mind and casting myself into the viewpoints of...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.76
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2220
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesResearch, American Red Cross, Big Brother/Big Sister, Choir, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science/Math

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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