Khia
Khia,
UChicago ‘18
B.S., Chemistry, , Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Wisconsin girl
Features Included
2
Essays
2
Schools
8
Scores
5
Advice
7
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Germantown, Wisconsin
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemistry

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Prompt: What sets your heart on fire? Words: 547/600 We create our own greatness. It sounds like a quote for a Nike t-shirt. This was actually said in my English class during an off topic discussion. Sometimes, when you hear simple phrases, they have a ring to them, and you just can’t get them out of your head. This quote spoke to me, because when I rise to my own expectations, not to just the minimum standard, is when I...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
505 Words
Two individuals rise in the morning and begin their day by drinking a glass of juice. One’s cup is filled with apple juice while the other’s contains fresh squeezed orange juice. So how fundamental is the difference between the two early riser’s juice preferences? To discuss this, the components, or fruit basis, of these drinks must be examined and the motivation for the comparison should be established. As will be explained, a comparison in this case holds...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
42 Words
I ultimately decided to go to UChicago after spending a weekend visiting the...
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What set me apart from other applicants
56 Words
I think that when you're applying to elite schools, it's very important to have something unique about...
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What I’d change about my application process
46 Words
In retrospect, I wish I would have applied to more schools. I was very...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
26 Words
I think people would be shocked at how...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
32 Words
I love the core at UChicago. I am primarily interested...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.93
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2160
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving (Recruited), Track & Field

Extracurriculars

Activities4-H, Choir, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Debate Club/Team, French Club, Community Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
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Awards Received

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