College Admissions Info

eyz24
eyz24
University of Chicago, ‘20

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Holmdel , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision, Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Babson, BU, Drexel, Fordham, Rutgers, UChicago, GWU, NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, French

Test Scores

2350
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2350
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High School Performance

High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Swimming/Diving, Water Polo
Extracurricular Activities: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
662 Words
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...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
0 Words


Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
14 Words
An untranslatable word: I chose "blockbuster" for its unique historical origins and vague definition.

College 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...