College Admissions Info

lalarossa
lalarossa
University of Chicago, ‘18
BA, Economics, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Uchicago international student.
From: Buenos Aires , Argentina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UChicago, Brown, Adelphi, Drexel, LMU, Lafayette, Rutgers
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, English, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish

Test Scores

2130
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2130
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Magnet
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Model Congress / Model UN, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, School Theater/Plays
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College Application Essays

Yo soy yo y mi café (au lait, SVP) I am me and my coffee mug. Though this sentence may seem proof of over-attachment to a physical object of doubtable necessity, or a desperate cry for sleep-hours and low-rate nourishment (which becomes no nourishment at all if I skip the usual splash of milk), I could probably best be described by my coffee mug and the cupboard of various infusions I keep to every day pour into it. My life...















Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
782 Words
My own wishes could be synthesized as follows: I look forward to attending an institution where I am challenged and required to strive in order to achieve all my goals, where I have the chance to study a program which satisfies my expectations and where the environment and community enrich my life experience by showing me what I have yet to learn about outside a classroom, while at the same time making me feel welcome enough for me to be...











College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
16 Words
Challenging courses in topics that...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
7 Words
Curious, ambitious,...





What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
19 Words
The way we handle atress and...





What set me apart from other applicants
9 Words
A very rigurous...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
31 Words
If you have any chance of getting it (and...