College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘17
BA, Economics, Urban Studies and Affairs

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

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.
From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Accepted At: Morehouse, Howard
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1370
Highest SAT: 1940
Highest ACT:
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ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Magnet
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Track & Field, Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Multicultural / International Club
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Athletic achievement
728 Words
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...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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At a school like Penn where everyone is so competitive, It...

How to increase chances at my school
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I felt that reaching out to my states admissions officer to...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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Penn offers a diverse array of programs that give you the chance...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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Through the program Kappa Leadership Institute which I was president of senior year, I gained a lot of personal guidance on my college decision....

Post-college plans
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After college I plan to hopefully get a...