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can more graduated seniors do "actual results" threads?

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Replies to: can more graduated seniors do "actual results" threads?

  • XSibaginXSibagin Registered User Posts: 43 Junior Member
    sorry but what is UC
  • dvlfnfv5dvlfnfv5 Registered User Posts: 2,552 Senior Member
    Generally, UC would refer to any school within the University of California system. However, it could represent a variety of other schools.
  • Lucky98Lucky98 Registered User Posts: 443 Member
    Accepted: Penn (Wharton) ED
    Rejected: None
    Waitlisted: None

    School Type: Public
    Location: California
    Race/Gender: Asian
    Prospective Major: Real Estate and Finance
    Unweighted GPA: 3.80
    Weighted GPA: 4.3
    Class rank: 17 of 410

    SAT I Scores
    SAT I Math: 740
    SAT I Critical Reading: 640
    SAT I Writing: 700 (essay 11)

    SAT II Scores
    SAT II Math IIC: 710
    SAT II U.S. History: 700
    SAT II Physics: 650

    Long-form Info

    Extracurricular Info
    - Started a Freshmen mentoring program
    - Boy Scouts (Life Scout)
    - ASB
    - Yearbook

    Other strong point:
    CA Boys' State Delegate
    2005 Certified Tax Preparer (Wrote one of the essays about this)
    Wrote a straight forward essay about my desire to work in the real estate field

    Work Experience
    - None

    Awards:
    - AP Scholar w/ Honor
    - 1st Place Math Competition
  • glucose101glucose101 Registered User Posts: 5,264 Senior Member
    Do yall' mind writing your essay topics/themes also please?
  • GetOuttaBuffaloGetOuttaBuffalo Registered User Posts: 850 Member
    yea essay topics would be great!
  • ScurfScurf Registered User Posts: 139 Junior Member
    Accepted: Kenyon (attending), Oberlin, Macalester, Centre
    Waitlisted: Dartmouth, Brown, Tufts, Wash U
    Rejected: None

    School Type: Public
    Location: Kentucky
    Race/Gender: Caucasian
    Prospective Major: Undecided
    Unweighted GPA: 4.0
    Weighted GPA: 4.24
    Class rank: 1, not shared

    ACT Scores (single sitting)
    Composite: 31
    English: 34
    Math: 27
    Reading: 32
    Science: 32
    Writing: 10

    SAT II Scores
    SAT II Literature: 730
    SAT II U.S. History: 690

    AP Scores:
    US History: 5
    English Lang/Comp: 4

    SUMMER PROGRAMS
    *Governor’s Scholars Program 5-week selective entry program, design selected for campus t-shirts
    *Savannah Summer Seminars: 1-week program at Savannah College of Art and Design
    *Shakespearean drama 1-week seminar

    ACTIVITIES
    *National Forensic League (NFL): 20 Hrs/wk, 42 Wks/yr, 9th-12th
    Captain, designed t-shirts for 2 years, volunteer as coach (6 Hrs/wk, 35 Wks/yr for 3 years), numerous national and state awards listed, most notably, 17th at Nationals
    * Piano: 5-11 Hrs/wk, 52 Wks/yr, 9th-12th - Play for 9 years,
    * Art: 5-15 Hrs/wk, 52 Wks/yr, 9th-12th - Selected to paint mural for school district, volunteer as an aid at art conferences (12 Hrs/wk, 1 Wk/yr for 4 years), numerous regional and state awards listed
    *Mock Trial: 18 Hrs/wk, 31 Wks/yr, 11th-12th – Prosecution attorney, 2nd at regional against national champion team.
    *International Thespian Society: 35 Hrs/wk, 9 Wks/yr, 9th-12th - Charter member (over 100 hours), designed t-shirts, lighting technician/actor for many school plays
    *Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP): 10 Hrs/wk, 5 Wks/yr, 9th-12th – Editor-in-chief of state paper, selected for conference every year
    *Academic Team (Governor’s Cup) - 8 Hrs/wk, 22 Wks/yr, 9th-12th – Moderator, FPS, Arts and Humanities, Math, Science, Composition, both state and invitational awards listed.
    *Community Theatre Guild: 35 Hrs/wk, 5 Wks/yr, 9th-12th – 13 shows, volunteer for children’s theatre (9th-12th, 90+ Hrs per show)
    *Co-Ed-Y (Mock UN/Congress): 6 Hrs/wk, 35 Wks/yr, 12th – President, Congressional Delegate award, qualified for national conference.
    *Future Educators of America (FEA): 4Hrs/Wks, 20 Wks/yr, 12th - Press Officer, student mentor
    *Math Tutoring: 6 Hrs/wk, 20 Wks/yr, 12th
    *V/JV Tennis Team: 25 Hrs/wk, 11 Wks/yr, 9th-10th
    *School's Morning Announcements: 2 Hrs/wk, 36 Wks/yr, 11th-12th


    *College Course: Spring 2006, local university

    Essays
    *All very well written, writing is a strong suit

    Recs
    *Both were highly complimentary, one was written by an AP English teacher and was phenomenal.
    *Counselor was somewhat unreliable, so not sure.

    AWARDS NOT LISTED IN ECS
    *2006 Junior Miss: Local winner with state placements
    *Foreign Language Competition Placements Listed
    *Inaugural Class of KY 2004 (selected by University of KY)
    *KY Commonwealth Diploma (State AP Recognition)
    *School Awards Listed

    Hope this helps! Sorry if it is too long. I tried to be thorough because these really helped me with my application process.
  • glucose101glucose101 Registered User Posts: 5,264 Senior Member
    On essays...can you share what you wrote about, not just how good they were?
  • ScurfScurf Registered User Posts: 139 Junior Member
    My essay is hard to summarize. I wrote about viewing the world 2-dimensionally, in black and white, weaving an analogy through with television. For the Tufts additional essay, I picked wich news story was ignored in 2005 and answered the decline of democratic rights in Russia.
  • brooke_ubrooke_u Registered User Posts: 325 Member
    Accepted: UChicago EA (attending..I didn't apply anywhere else because Chicago was my top choice by far)

    School Type: Public
    Location: Saint Paul, MN
    Race/Gender: Caucasian
    Prospective Major: Mathematics/Economics
    Unweighted GPA: 3.9 approx
    Weighted GPA: 4.82
    Class rank: 11/410

    ACT Scores (single sitting)
    Composite: 32
    English: 31
    Math: 30
    Reading: 32
    Science: 33
    Writing: 29

    SAT Scores
    Composite: 2130
    Math: 790
    Verbal: 700
    Writing: 640

    SAT II Scores
    SAT II Math 2: 800
    SAT II Chem: 730
    SAT II Physics: 690

    AP Scores:
    Calc BC: 5
    Physics C E&M: 5
    Physics C Mech: 4
    Chem: Not sure yet..I took it late
    Biology: 4
    Econ Micro: 5
    Econ Macro: 5

    IB Scores (out of 7):
    French SL: 5
    Chem SL: 5
    Math HL: 5
    Bio HL: 5
    Physics HL: 5
    Econ HL: 5
    English HL: 6

    SUMMER PROGRAMS
    *Worked with a math professor at the U of MN on a math project having to do with wavelets
    *FEE(foundation for economic education) 1 week seminar
    *Volunteered at the math library at the U of MN

    ACTIVITIES
    *University of Minnesota talented Youth Mathematics Program (UMTYMP), through which I took my math classes from grades 7-11
    * Trumpet Lessons/Minnesota youth Symphonies
    * National Honor Society (committee head of the multicultural festival)
    * Econ Challenge Team (1st place in regionals, 3rd in state)
    * badminton team

    Possible Hooks: I took all of the IB Sciences offered at my school (3 years bio, 2years physics, 2 years chem). I also (through UMTYMP and through U of MN) was able to take the following math courses: 3 years of calc (including multivar), linear algebra, combinatorics, and topology(grad level)

    Essays: "mind that does not stick" prompt on the uchi app. I wrote a short story about writing an essay.


    AWARDS NOT LISTED IN ECS
    *National Merit Scholarship
    *AP award (don't remember which one)
    *IB diploma
    *many department awards at my school
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