amayzingpig
amayzingpig,
UPenn ‘14
B.A.
Sophomore at University of Pennsylvania
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
14
Scores
0
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
534 Words
Creative personal story
Away from the specter of communism, I was born only five years after my parents arrived in America from Vietnam. Despite their inexperience in America, the last thing my parents wanted for their children was a life filled with fear and hardship. Having only a primary school education, my mother was determined to provide her children with a proper education. My parents made it clear early on that everything they did was for us: it wasn’t to make them...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
594 Words
Click. That’s all it takes to travel to an alternate dimension. Rays of death shoot out of a box, rotting and tainting the minds of those who dare venture into the treacherous shows that lie within specific time slots on specific channels. As horrible as television is for my physical body, each show bombards me with lessons, stories, and new worlds to delve into. Television is not my life; it is my lives. I live vicariously through the Upper...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
27
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1800
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1290
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCheer/Spirit Squad, Swimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Book Buddies
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received

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