katherine16
katherine16,
UChicago ‘16
B.A., Human Development
I'm a second year Comparative Human Development major interested in how quality early childhood education can make a difference in children's lives.
Features Included
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Essays
8
Schools
13
Scores
8
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Prefer not to say, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Italian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Clark University (Worcester, MA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Haverford College (Haverford, PA)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Human Development

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I wrote about my difficulty in choosing a race/ethnicity category on the Common App due to my lack of a meaningful connection with the Hispanic side of my family. I used this issue to explore what I do think of when I try to define my identity.
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
27 Words
I sent in a mini-portfolio of my photography...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
51 Words
I felt that interviews were a good way to give the school a better sense...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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I think going through your high school...
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How I chose schools to apply to
52 Words
I had a college book I read pretty thoroughly, I did a lot of online research,...
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How to increase chances at my school
31 Words
Be genuine! Talk about things you're really passionate about...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
69 Words
Everyone is so smart and so interesting. People really care about learning, about the things they're doing, and about each...
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What I’d change about my application process
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Not stress so much...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
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I really wanted to be somewhere so academically strong and with such great opportunities....
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High School Performance

GPA
3.60
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsFencing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Church, Photography / Film, Drama Production Crew, Charity Drive Organizing, National Honor Society
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Experience & Awards

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