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UChicago ‘16
B.A., English, , Philosophy
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
10
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Silver Spring, Maryland
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • Haverford College (Haverford, PA)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
552 Words
Issue of personal significance
What follows is in response to this question: "Discuss some issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you." I’ve identified myself as a feminist to a few friends, all of them men, and I’ve heard strikingly similar reactions each time. “What’s in it for you?” they ask, in one form or another. It’s not a good question—being opposed to the exploitation of others should need no ulterior motive—but for...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
757 Words
In response to a question asking for a link between Plato and Play-Doh: “Wu-Tang is for the children,” announced American rapper and folk hero Ol’ Dirty Bastard, as he stormed the stage of the 40th Grammy Awards in 1998, protesting an unforeseen and unconscionable loss to Puff Daddy in the category of Best Rap Album. Most viewers, I imagine, disagreed. Here was a perpetually drunken, likely mentally ill, convicted felon who voluntarily referred to himself as “Ol’ Dirty Bastard.” Here also...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
261 Words
I think the most helpful thing to do before any interview is to read as many books as you can. Or, more realistically, make sure there are a few books you can talk about enthusiastically if the opportunity comes up, ideally both fiction and nonfiction. First of all, it’s pretty common for interviewers to ask what you’ve been reading these days, so you’ll want to be able to answer that question without either lying...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesItalian Club, Community or summer theater/plays, School Theater/Plays, Homework Heroes

Experience & Awards

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Awards Received
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