newkirk
newkirk,
UChicago ‘17
B.S., Cellular Biology
Current First Year at the University of Chicago
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
8
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Columbus, Ohio
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Cellular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I am from bike rides down the street. I am from the home of baseball. I am from mornings on the porch swing and an "egg with a hole in it." I am from the church across the street and the belief that God will always love you. I am from virtuosos, pounding at the piano keys. I am from intelligence too great to measure; crazy aunts and uncles deep in thought. I am from not one, but from many...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
205 Words
Dublin: the epitome of quaint. Each lawn is green with its friendly neighbors and suburban charm. Dublin is my home and I wouldn't change it for anything. I have been blessed enough to grow up in a city where we have the means to get a good education and learn so much about the world around us. So much, however that these things can be taken for granted. As the kids in this town, including myself, grow up, we sometimes...
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Additional Essay Details
139 Words
For each essay I wrote, I tried to really dig down deep and consider who I am and what is important to me. Schools aren't looking for the generic "this school provides educational opportunities" or "I did this extracurricular because I like helping the needy". That could be anybody. They're looking for your personal voice. If you can't find something to discuss that isn't entirely unique, write about that, but create a different format. For example, for Notre Dame, when...
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General Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
120 Words
The University of Chicago provides a thriving environment of students that are diverse and engaged. People don't come here for the name, they come here to be a part of such a brilliant student body in...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Choir, Math Team, Church
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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