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taha.tariq.5667
University of Pennsylvania ‘17
BA, International Studies, English

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays

Student Background

From: Lahore , Pakistan
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Williams
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi

Test Scores

2230
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Drama production crew
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

567 Words
“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...









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...









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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