taha.tariq.566,
UPenn ‘17
B.A., International Studies, , English
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Sports

Background

Hometown Lahore, Pakistan
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
567 Words
Creative personal story, Challenged a belief
“Would you like a cup of tea?” “No.” “Are you sure?” “Yes.” “Are you sure that you are sure?” “Yes. I have never tasted tea and I never shall.” “Why?” “...I don’t know.” “How will you ever know whether you really like it or not?”. “I already know.” “But...” “No.” Neither courtesy nor a game of ‘truth or dare’ could bring me to taste tea for over a decade. The reason behind this vendetta was unknown to me but...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
624 Words
Ben Franklin once said, “All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.” Which are you? Gather a thousand leaves and a study of every pattern of veins and every tonal variation in color will show you where each leaf picked up the most light, how the cruel winds of an early winter sapped its first shade of green or how it played and fought with nature to become what...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
379 Words
When I found out about ‘coursera.com’ last month, I pounced at the opportunity to intrude the classrooms of the Kelly Writers House. I am currently enrolled as a student in Modern Poetry, a course offered online by the House. At Penn, I hope to continue my involvement with the House in tangible proximity because I see it as a place where I could learn what I am passionate about not amongst overbearing teachers or just the obligation of cramming...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Drama Production Crew
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