Descriptive Essay On Chicago

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How does the University of Chicago, as you know it now, satisfy your desire for a particular kind of learning, community, and future? Please address with some specificity your own wishes and how they relate to UChicago. I received a card that contained a list of all the fictional characters that attended UofChicago, and with Indiana Jones and Kitty Pryde on the list, I knew that UofChicago would be the place I’d like to attend. It’s not because 2 incredibly smart but incredibly fake characters “attended” this school, but this card caught my attention so I went out of my way to learn more about and fall in love with this school. Standing proudly on S Ellis Street, UofChicago resides in the beautiful city of Chicago. I have lived in Illinois for my whole life, and I’ve been to Chicago more times than I can count for plays, the art museum, concerts, and sweet walks down Michigan Ave. Sure, …show more content…

UofChicago is an elite school, employing the top professors and offering incredible opportunities through limitless programs. Specifically, the major I’m pursuing, neuroscience, has 90 members in its faculty, invites members to the NEURO club, and offers the opportunity to even have lunch with the Major Director and Honors Director of neuroscience. From what I read from current and past undergraduates, the interactions between professors and students is especially emphasized and strong at UofChicago, which is rather uncommon among other colleges. Instead of just giving lectures, professors form real bonds with students, allowing students to gain more knowledge beyond what the class offers. I prefer to have this relationship because I really want to learn more about my major because I find the brain so interesting. Neuroscience is also slightly on the difficult side, so I know I’ll be needing all the help I can

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