College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘19
BBA, Banking and Finance, Accounting, Business Administration and Management, Business Management, Economics, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Finance and Accounting, International Business

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Freshman at Wharton, UPenn with a passion for finance and public policy!
From: Lima , Peru
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: UPenn
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, English, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1360
Highest SAT: 1920
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: International
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Clean Ocean Beach Sweeps / River Cleanup, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, Help Save Our Environment, Hospital Volunteer, Model Congress / Model UN, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Nursing Home Volunteer, Volunteer Coach, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Here I am again, standing in front of an audience, representing ON ACT, an organization I founded to raise awareness about human trafficking in Peru. Before speaking, I wait until a total silence has fallen upon the room, until I am certain I have their undivided attention. “Hello, we are ON ACT and the reason we are here is to speak about modern slavery.” The faces of the 300 girls in front of me go blank… and I’m not surprised,...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
634 Words
Guadalupe is a girl that lives nearby La Pampa, Madre de Dios. Both of her parents work in the harsh conditions of illegal mining sites. Like many other girls, it is likely she will never finish school and due to the lack of opportunities, she will probably remain poor her whole life. However, all the inhabitants in the area see trucks exporting the product of illegal mining everyday, and they wonder why, despite the richness of the forests are they...

Additional Essay Details:
48 Words
The Admissions Committee would like to learn why you are a good fit for your undergraduate school choice (The Wharton School). Please tell us about specific academic, service, and/or research opportunities at the University of Pennsylvania that resonate with your background, interests, and goals. (400-650 words) working

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Look at the "Undergraduate...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Get teachers who know you well not only in class but also about your person,...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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UPenn is not only ranked as the top university to study business, but it is also a place where you can make your...

How I chose schools to apply to
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I first looked at the top ranked schools and chose from that shorter list. Then I went to...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Travel and go see the world. Learn from different cultures and people. If...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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It is a urban site. There are so many stores...

How to increase chances at my school
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Do a lot of volunteer and social work. They take it a lot into account. Be honest in your essays and really open...

What set me apart from other applicants
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My ...

Post-college plans
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Work in investment banking for...