lukeUPenn
lukeUPenn,
UPenn ‘21
B.S., Finance
Dedicated, innovative and entrepreneurial South African student going to UPenn!
Features Included
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Essays
4
Schools
6
Scores
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Advice
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ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Cape Town, South Africa
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Finance

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

  Is it worth it to fish for 2 hours, 59 minutes and 50 seconds of a competition session without a take? Absolutely yes… My earliest childhood memories were made on the misty banks of a dam, with a rod in hand and my father’s guidance looking over me. On my 6th birthday my father arrived home with a surprise for me - a child size fishing rod. I was confused, yet ecstatic to have received a small version of a grown up...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
655 Words
Continuously being fascinated by financial models, economic theories and real-world examples, I stretched myself throughout high school researching topics about economic imperialism, third world countries and powerful entities and their control over markets. I am passionate about economics and business and I seek to pursue this passion in the greatest detail at Wharton. Born and living in South Africa, a country with a GINI coefficient that ranges between 0,66 and 0,7, it is imperative that I help make a positive impact on...
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School Specific Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Assiduous, remarkable,...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
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Coming from South Africa was a huge positive boost to my...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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What I’d change about my application process
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.15
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1420
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSquash, Water Polo, Squash

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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Awards Received

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