College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘19
BS, Computer Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi! I'm a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, and I'd like to help you join me here.
From: Staten Island , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Stony Brook, Rochester, JHU, CMU, UPenn, Tufts
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Russian

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2360
SAT Prep:

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: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, Jewish Student Union, Debate Club/Team, Math Team
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Summer experience
659 Words
Growing up in the city, perhaps The City, I have always been surrounded by technology. Everywhere I turn, I see people with their heads buried in their phones, anxiously awaiting their next text or frantically typing out a response to the one they just received. As unfortunate as it is, often I am one of those people, bustling down the street with barely a clue about what is going on mere feet from me. Perhaps that’s why my first...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
29 Words
If you know you want to go somewhere, apply...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
2 Words

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
79 Words
URochester, Columbia, Yale, MIT, UPenn, Carnegie Mellon - 1 on 1 in person - The interviewer would ask me about myself and we'd talk about...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
3 Words

Post-college plans
2 Words

Why I ultimately chose my school
22 Words
The ability to pursue engineering and business,...

How I chose schools to apply to
21 Words
All of the schools I applied...

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
12 Words
A letter detailing accomplishments...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
10 Words
Use details from...

My advice about getting recommenders
12 Words
Get people who know...