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2200 plus SAT, top 5% of class, outstanding essays

Dec 28 2013Economics
2200 plus SAT, top 5% of class, outstanding essays and letters of recommendation. Great essays can overcome a deficiency or two like marginal ECs and leadership.
SAT: 1550 Female

I think that the quirky essay question is one

Aug 13 2012Religion/Religious
I think that the quirky essay question is one of the most important elements in the process. Do not give into the temptation to write the same kind of cookie-cutter essay that you wrote for other colleges. Let your creative (or even weird) side come out. Also, talk about the value of liberal education.
ACT: 32 Male

I am a minority so I didn't have to

May 15 2012Anthropology
I am a minority so I didn't have to do as much, however, I really regret coming here.
SAT: 1890 Male

Be genuine in your application

Feb 13 2012English
Be genuine in your application. The University of Chicago really wants to see that a person is interested in learning.

I wrote an interesting essay and worked on my

Oct 31 2011Philosophy
I wrote an interesting essay and worked on my junior year grades. I scored well on the SAT.
SAT: 1500 Female
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