College Admissions Info

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, ‘

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement

Student Background

Current class of 2014 high school senior documenting college admissions.
From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Illinois
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese

Test Scores

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High School Performance

High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, French Club, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Key Club, Yearbook
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College Application Essays

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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