College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘21
BS, Finance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Dedicated, innovative and entrepreneurial South African student going to UPenn!
From: Cape Town , South Africa
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
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Test Scores

Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Squash, Water Polo, Squash
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application 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...

Supplemental Essay for UPenn: “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...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
38 Words
Coming from South Africa was a huge positive boost to my...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
1 Words

What I’d change about my application process
1 Words

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