kbm925
kbm925,
UPenn ‘17
B.A., Economics, , Urban Studies and Affairs
I am a rising sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania studying Economics and Urban Studies. I hope to go on to work in the financial services industry after receiving my degree.
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Howard University (Washington, DC)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
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Athletic achievement
Lone Soldier They talk about an army of one; well at one point, I was a prime example. In the summer before my 7th grade year, in which I would be enrolling in Whitney Young High School’s Academic Center program, I received a high school newsletter. This newsletter outlined some of the key events in school and the starting dates for sports. I had already been running throughout the summer for boxing and when I saw cross country on...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
36 Words
At a school like Penn where everyone is so competitive, It...
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How to increase chances at my school
35 Words
I felt that reaching out to my states admissions officer to...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
40 Words
Penn offers a diverse array of programs that give you the chance...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
79 Words
Through the program Kappa Leadership Institute which I was president of senior year, I gained a lot of personal guidance on my college decision....
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Post-college plans
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After college I plan to hopefully get a...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.2
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1940
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1370

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Track & Field, Cross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMulticultural / International Club

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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