Rica
Rica,
UPenn ‘17
B.S., Operations Management, , Marketing
Student pursuing a business degree with cupcakes in mind
Features Included
5
Essays
19
Schools
10
Scores
4
Advice
14
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Memphis, Tennessee
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Pace University (New York, NY)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Operations Management

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
504 Words
Ethical dilemma, Embracing your heritage
In America, the media serves as a leading figure to communication between society’s people, but now this mass communication has become a tool for spreading stereotypical views to people across the country. As a result, some communities have begun to ostracize people who do not follow the “norm” of society. Breaking stereotypes is important to me because I fit into two popular stereotypical groups; I am not only a Black American, but I am also a plus sized teen. ...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
506 Words
According to Benjamin Franklin, “All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.” This quote reminds me of the idea of rocks, birds and eagles that my mythology teacher, Melissa Berretta, shared with the class. Mrs. Berretta said that everyone is a rock, bird, or eagle; “the rocks are those who really have no hope because regardless of the efforts made by others, they will still maintain in their same...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
302 Words
What is it like to attend the University of Pennsylvania? I dream about this topic nearly every day during my college application process because I can never truly know until I have attended the university all four years. Every time I think of attending Wharton’s School of Business for entrepreneurship, I imagine sitting in my chair on Monday as the clock struck noon and it all begins. I sit through a seminar of business professionals talking about angel investors...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
596 Words
Cussing is Not the End All Be All When I first heard my friend say a curse word, I was shocked because I was only in middle school, and had never heard a child curse before, but here she was saying vulgar words in front of everyone. It was even more appalling when she said she was not supposed to cuss because her mama told her not to. In middle school the last thing on my mind was breaking my...
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Additional Essay Details
168 Words
When it came to my essays, I really just wanted to showcase myself through all of them. I wrote my personal statement during my time at Andover's Summer Session in a writing for success class, so I was able to put my effort into the school specific questions since that essay went through many drafts during the program. However, during my college application process I was unsure if I wanted to go through with my application for Penn since I...
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General Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
17 Words
Gospel Choir, Habitat for Humanity,...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
90 Words
I loved my French Cinema course because although I took the English section so it didn't help regarding helping me learn the language, the movies were awesome...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
159 Words
I received an all expense paid trip to the University of Notre Dame and I really enjoyed the people I met and the campus so it became one of my top choices. I really wanted to attend there because of the security of having people I already...
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Post-college plans
59 Words
After college, I aspire to go within the consulting field either through being an actuarial consultant or a...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsGolf

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesYearbook, School Choir, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Key Club, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Marching Band, Model Congress / Model UN
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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