College Admissions Info

University of Chicago, ‘17
BA, Economics, Statistics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a first year at the University of Chicago potentially double majoring in Statistics and Economics
From: Toronto , Canada
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Williams, UNC, McGill, Queen's U, Western Ontario, UToronto, Dalhousie
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2260

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Field Hockey
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

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...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
549 Words
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...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
44 Words
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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