College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘20
BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A tech nerd aspiring to create a difference.
From: Mumbai , India
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Cornell, GA Tech, Illinois, UCSD, Purdue, Drexel
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi, Marathi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
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High School Performance

Top 1%
High School Type: International
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Interest in tech/engineering
671 Words
17th August 2015: As I went through the photographs I had taken as a part of the survey I was conducting in underserved Indian villages (for my solar energy project), I could not help but think of the stark difference between India’s urban and its rural areas. Here I was sitting in my air-conditioned room’s comfortable couch gazing at photos depicting my fellow countrymen toiling in the farm under the blistering sun, without even the basic amenities like electricity,...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
619 Words
Imagine a kid who as a first-grader would get fascinated not with Sesame Street but with lighting-up LED using a cell. Imagine a child who got numerous electrical-shocks while either creating an extension wire or trying some other weird experiment but never ceased to love its cause. Imagine a kid who would buy toy cars and helicopters, not to play with them, but to tear them apart, study what’s inside and then try to put them back or replicate...

Additional Essay Details:
28 Words
1. Wrote the personal statement quite truthfully with 0% exagerration and with a lot of sentiment (but so do others lol) 2. Why us essay for Upenn was my best essay

College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
69 Words
Do send in a letter of continued interest and any other award you have gotten between sending the application and getting...