Jinahlina
Jinahlina,
Illinois ‘18
B.A., Cinematography and Video Production, , Film and Video Studies, , Film, Video, and Photography
I'm a free-spirited, happy-go-lucky girl with a passion for cinema and music
Features Included
2
Essays
11
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Bolingbrook, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Cinematography and Video Production

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I become so engrossed into the movie or drama I'm watching and I find myself either wondering how the scene was shot/made or how I would react if I were the main character. Film is like a breath of fresh air, a different reality, a place where my imaginations roam.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
328 Words
At the end of every day, I reflect upon what had happened, from the moment I stepped out of my house to the second I returned, and ask myself, “what if?” I wonder about all the possible events that could have occurred if I had just changed my regular school routine. What if I walked up these stairs instead of the ones all the way over there? What if I exited the school at 2:10 PM instead of 2:05 PM? What if...
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General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
45 Words
ATMS 120 Severe and Hazardous Weather: It fulfilled a requirement but the course was...
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
101 Words
I would change the amount of lights that are kept on at night. I don't know the full details but I do know that UIUC is having some sort of...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
36 Words
I did use a private counselor but I didn't learn much....
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
80 Words
I interviewed with Cornell University and Duke University. I was nervous at first and I thought that if I did well, I would get...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
64 Words
I chose UIUC because it was the closest to my house out of all the other schools I was...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.74
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Student Council / Government, Homecoming committee, Prom Committee, Yearbook
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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