College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘14

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays

Student Background

Sophomore at University of Pennsylvania
From: San Jose , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Barnard, UCLA, UPenn, Davidson
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
Other SAT Scores:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheer/Spirit Squad, Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, Book Buddies
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
534 Words
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...

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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