peterwriter
peterwriter,
UPenn ‘17
B.A., English, , Marketing
UPenn, CAS '17. English Major with a Concentration in Creative Writing. Minor in Consumer Psychology through Wharton.
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
12
Scores
3
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Stamford
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My freshman year I played basketball. Not particularly well, but that's not the point. I played basketball because that's what I was taught boys should do. At the end of my freshman year, I found my real basketball. Though neither orange nor circular, the high school literary magazine accepted one of my poems for publication in its Spring 2010 issue. I was hooked.
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Talked about interdisciplinary approach to University of Pennsylvania academics & community.
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
45 Words
Applying to schools as a creative writer is a very difficult process. Many people...
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What set me apart from other applicants
40 Words
I started a professional, international literary publication in my sophomore year of...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
68 Words
I continue to run my publication as a student in college, so I can talk about the duality of pursuing...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.74
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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Volunteer Experiences
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