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University of Chicago
Majors: History and Philosophy
PERSONAL UNIVERSITY APPLICATION EXPERIENCE
Schools Accepted Into:
University of Chicago, University of Texas at Austin
AREAS OF EXPERTISE IN COLLEGE
I am a history and philosophy major with an interest in how cultural developments and political theory interact with each other.
Outside of class, I spend most of my time teaching, and aim to someday be a high school history teacher.
In my free time, I love basketball, cooking, and jazz, so if you ever want to play a pick-up game, make desert, or want an album recommendation, I am happy to help.
UNIQUE HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCES
I was very involved with quiz bowl and history bowl in high school. I captained my team to third place nationally at history bowl and twelfth place at quiz bowl, captained a Texas All Star team to third place nationally, created curriculums and taught classes for Texas Quiz Bowl Camp, and coached my school’s middle school team. The fact that I was able to turn the same interest into a leadership position, a community service position, and a paying job was very interesting to colleges.
WHAT COLLEGES SEEK
Colleges really want to see passion in students. They want you to bring excitement for activities and classes
Tutoring high school freshmen
Writing for the school culinary magazine
Intramural sports captain for basketball and bowling
Lead visits to the Art Institute and local jazz clubs
HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
Quiz bowl camp counselor
Research and content creation for the Houston History Magazine
Tutoring at Cristo Rey Jesuit Academy
COLLEGE ACCESS CONSULTING EXPERIENCE
I have taught writing across multiple jobs, and helped students craft thoughtful and insightful essays
I’m very outgoing and sociable. I really look forward to meeting you all discovering what makes you unique. After that, I have experience teaching writing, and can make sure that comes out in an essay.
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