DelaneyGD
DelaneyGD,
UChicago ‘
B.S.
Hi there! I'm a student at the University of Chicago, and I know how stressful college app season can be. I hope I can help you, and good luck!
Features Included
5
Essays
10
Schools
13
Scores
0
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Sonoma, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

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Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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“In eighth place: Sonoma Valley High School.” This has to be a mistake. Bursting into tears, my team and I walk to The Podium to receive our 2013 California High School Mock Trial State Finals medals. No thank you speech, no cute pose for the picture—just a nudge off stage to make room for the next team. I stand at counsel table, the Law and Order theme running through my mind. As the jury files in, my years of preparation...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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UChicago "Uncommon" Prompt
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Additional Essay Details
1346 Words
UChicago is known for it's interesting prompts. Mine asked what the mantis shrimp can see that human beings can't. There was also room to add a supplemental essay on an academic pursuit that meant something to us. We also had another essay to write, explaining why UChicago specifically was the perfect fit. Please find all three essays in full below. #1 A mantis shrimp would make a great college admissions officer. I’m not saying that college admissions officers need lethal...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Chess, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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