College Admissions Info

University of Chicago, ‘16
BA, Economics, Film and Video Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

University of Chicago 2016
From: Cranford , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: Colgate, Hamilton, Amherst, Dartmouth, UChicago
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: French Club
How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
590 Words
I arrived in Washington DC in the middle of July. I was waiting for my uncle in the Mall. As the first born son of a self-made Puerto Rican, I didn’t have access to the connections that so many of my peers did-- this was a rare exception. My dad was new to the middle class and his attitude towards anything concerning me had always been that if he could do it on his own, so could I. Whether...

Additional Essay Details:
63 Words
My essays started out being fairly straightforward and boring. Admittedly, the essay I ended up submitting was pretty cheesy, but at least its readable. After scrapping the first few essay drafts, I decided to relay an experience and have as much fun writing it as possible. I figured the more fun I had making it, the more fun it would be to read.

College Admissions Advice

None Reported