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  • Re: Does UChicago support athletes financially, even partially?

    Uchicago’s RD last year was less than 2%. Any student/parent thinking they have the stats to get in without ED/EDII support is simply rolling dice. 1500/35 stats + turned away by the thousands. UChicago places a great deal of weight on essays.

    Students athletes with support are encouraged to submit ED/EDII as the coaches have more pull when the class stats are still fluid.

    Merit aid for those who qualify is offered along with extremely generous FA for all students. Student athletes get absolutely no favoritism.

    OP: you can withdraw your D ED application if you don’t agree with FA. Also until you agree/disagree you do not need to withdraw any other applications.

    Good luck. Great school. My son loves it as a 1st year.

    Alison- Class of 2021 RD was about 400 +/- students out of class of 1730.
  • Re: Safety of CTA?

    Not sure where to post this, but seems there has been a rash of assaults and subsequent muggings in the last couple of weeks.

    Only a handful have been reported to students officially through the campus Security Alerts.

    Seems off campus students are frustrated by lack of transparency as posted on other social media sites.

    I have not read this in a few weeks.
  • Re: UChicago Class of 2022 Discussion

    I should have posted this earlier for those interested. It was originally posted last year.

    In case anyone was interested in the admissions ratings process, there are three main rating variables.

    1-5 : Academics
    A-E : Personality - Extra Curricular, Essay responses, etc.
    XYZ : UChicago fit - engagement

    Highest rating is 1AX
    Lowest rating is 5EZ

    At this stage, the only variable a student could impact would be engagement and essays.

    Good luck everyone.
  • Re: UChicago Class of 2022 Discussion

    Last year 12/19 @ 5pm EST
  • Re: Yield ratio at top schools

    @JBStillFlying approximately 20% of each class at HYP are recruited athletes - that would apply to each incoming class. Yield would most likely be 99%+.

    UChicago would be substantially lower as they participate in less than half of the sports and thus fielding half the teams (19 with 600 +/- athletes) so @ 150 per class or 8-10%

    I posted this to highlight there is no clear apples to apples comparison to any Ivy with yield.