yhur97
yhur97,
UPenn ‘19
B.S., Nursing
I am a Fourth Year at the University of Pennsylvania, studying Nursing with a triple minor in Global Health, Bioethics, and English Literature
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Levittown, NY, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean, English

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Nursing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.
196 countries, 6,500 languages. Each country, with its rich culture, tradition, and history may leave foreigners unaccustomed to initial differences. However, as the bass line of a local street performer shakes the pavement ground and as a mariachi band harmoniously serenades the listeners’ ears into the night, both the audience and the performer feel something. It is hard to explain in words, but that feeling of instantaneous connection is felt deep inside. No matter what language one speaks, one can feel the...
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Supplemental Essay: Intellectual interest
658 Words
Why UPenn?
My parents and I took a road trip down to the City of Brotherly Love and I could not contain my excitement. I finally got the chance to look at the campus at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), other than scrolling through beautiful pictures of Locust Walk online. I had a chance to eat lunch with a former nursing student and received a personal talk with the Associate Director of Enrollment Management. The campus air brimmed with intellectual curiosity, and...
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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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5 adjectives- 1. goal-oriented 2....
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How I chose schools to apply to
45 Words
I went to my Career Service classes in High School, and I spent quite...
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How I would rate the alumni network at my school
19 Words
Alumni network that we have is...
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How I would rate the diversity of the student body
20 Words
Diverse. However, I would say majority...
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Research, job or internship opportunities available to students at my school
22 Words
Attend Career Fairs and events particular to...
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General Admissions Advice

How I narrowed down my essay topics
72 Words
I wrote about multiple topics, and narrowed it down from there. While you are writing certain topics, you get the inkling that...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
85 Words
I would take it day by day. Set up a calendar to splice down what you need to get done each day. What you need to...
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Misconceptions I had about college before attending
87 Words
What college you end up applying to and where you end up committing, sounds so daunting! As a fourth year, I now realize that where you...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.70
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2260
 
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Red Cross, Church, Hospital Volunteer, Key Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Marching Band, National Honor Society, Nursing Home Volunteer, Prom Committee, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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