jomh6
jomh6,
UChicago ‘17
B.A., Economics, , Statistics
I am a first year at the University of Chicago potentially double majoring in Statistics and Economics
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Toronto, Canada
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
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)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My kindergarten class usually looked like this: fifteen happy kids doing crafts and then me, sitting among them, enthusiastically completing math worksheets. Although I am a lifelong math-lover, a recent experience demonstrated to me that numbers only scratch the surface of a complete understanding of the world. Before going on the March of the Living, a two-week educational trip to Poland and Israel for Jewish teenagers, I knew all about the numbers. Seventeen million - the number of people murdered...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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René Descartes, the famous French philosopher, mathematician, and writer (and a true interdisciplinary thinker), wrote three words which embody the reason I am attracted to the University of Chicago: “Cogito ergo sum” (in English: I think, therefore I am). Descartes used this phrase to justify his theory that the only thing a person can be certain of is his or her own existence. However, when I first heard it in Latin class and then in Politics, I thought of something...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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Essay Option 1: "A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies." -Oscar Wilde. Othello and Iago. Dorothy and the Wicked Witch. The Autobots and the Decepticons. History and art are full of heroes and their enemies. Tell us about the relationshi
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2260
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsField Hockey

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
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