sarahmkaplan8
sarahmkaplan8,
UPenn ‘18
B.B.A., Economics, , Social Psychology, , Behavioral Sciences
I am a freshman in Wharton at the university of Pennsylvania
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
7
Scores
2
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown South Elgin, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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At that point, I just wanted to get out. I thought that I had been through plenty of familial and financial struggles, whether it be my parent's nasty divorce or my poor relationship with my father. Yet here my mom and I stood, forced to face the expensive medical care that accompanied the extreme mental illness my brother suffered. I couldn't possibly imagine being able to afford a public state school, let alone an out-of-state or public institution. The University...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
62 Words
On the Common App, I chose an option that stated "Some applicants feel their application would be incomplete without a story. If this sounds like you, tell us your story". It was obviously penned more eloquently than that, but as soon as I saw that option I knew it was the one I would choose. See Essay Details for my full essay.
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Additional Essay Details
654 Words
He had hit me. He had pulled my hair, held me down as I screamed, ignored my pleas for help. And as I looked back at the place I once called home, I knew. I knew that I was forever changed. My tears were acid, burning scars into my heart. Hiccups burst from me uncontrollably as I tried to come to terms with the darkness that now surrounded me. I couldn’t imagine ever seeing light again. It began with...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
141 Words
The University of Pennsylvania has amazing diversity that I believe is unique to Ivy league institutions. Instead of meeting friends from my state or the next state over, I'm meeting people from all over the world, every single day. Coming from a...
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What set me apart from other applicants
139 Words
I really think what set me apart from other applicants is that I was extremely passionate about what I did. I did not join a club in high school just to say I joined it- I joined it because I really...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer (Recruited), Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAthletics Organization, American Cancer Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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