twong
twong,
Illinois ‘
B.S.
Current class of 2014 high school senior documenting college admissions.
Features Included
1
Essays
8
Schools
5
Scores
0
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

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

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)

Applied for in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Strange how falsely echoed the dichotomy between East and West was while growing up, seeing only the pallid, heavily-lidded faces of Caucasians on television. These images settled in my mind as desirable: they were each stars, magnificent and bright. And we, we manifested as lumps of coal raised with aspirations of milky skin, so sought after by my own mother. The hermetic upbringing of my sister and I spurred fancies of stuffed animals for friends and normalcy built around TV...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAsian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, French Club, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Key Club, Yearbook

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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