The University of Chicago Visit Report by PollyEWilde
Visit to The University of Chicago in November 2007 by PollyEWilde(Student, HS Class of 2008)
(Member since December 26 2007 with 19 posts)
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Admissions Interview: Yes - Wonderful! She seemed impressed by my e-mail address, haha. We discussed Brahms, existentialism, Dada, and the similarities between Native Son and The Stranger. I had to answer, "Why college?&
Information Session: Yes
Campus Tour: Yes - Funny, warm tour guides with lots of interesting information. Just made me love the school even more.
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Campus Visit Notes for The University of Chicago
I was planning on apply Early Decision at Barnard College, but after visiting Chicago, I am dead set on this school. Setting myself up for disappointment? You bet, but visiting this campus was the best thing I could have done in the application process. My cousin is a first year there, so I got to see inside one of the dorms (which are all radically different) and inside one of the dining halls. How beautiful! If anyone here has visited Swarthmore and seen its dining hall, I didn't think it could be beat. However, UChicago was incredibly impressive; the neo-gothic architecture is a wonder. Some of the students sitting around the quad seemed a little snooty, but the tour guides were bubbly and friendly. I spoke to a few students were filming a movie on the quad who were excited to talk to a prospective student, so there are certainly as many down to earth students as there are snobby ones.