eyz24
eyz24,
UChicago ‘20
B.S.
Features Included
3
Essays
16
Schools
6
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Holmdel, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision, Accepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Babson College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
662 Words
Failure experience
Swim practice was a better exercise in mental math than school ever was. By the time I was nine, I knew how to calculate times up to the millisecond in my head—because milliseconds mattered. During a swim set, my head would be full of numbers: if my average time per lap is 15.52 seconds, then a 100-yard free would be 1:00.08, and after factoring out fatigue that’d be a race time of 59.68, which would be 0.18 too slow for my goal...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
14 Words
An untranslatable word: I chose "blockbuster" for its unique historical origins and vague definition.
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
65 Words
Definitely send in a letter or two to waitlisted schools; reiterate why you want to go there (no matter if...
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High School Performance

High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

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

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Swimming/Diving, Water Polo

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFuture Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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