College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘19
BS, Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Biomedical Sciences Major, Passionate Leader
From: Hauppauge
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Northeastern
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2130
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays, Student Council / Government, Spanish Club, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team, American Cancer Society, Homecoming committee, Prom Committee, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA), Nursing Home Volunteer
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College Application Essays

I am in a sea of people; the subway is teeming with commuters, all soaked from their battle with the storm. Our shoes squeak in harmony; for a moment I am a worker bee, and there is something romantic about this. Five o’clock in New York City makes a vibrant person like myself question how I could turn into a dazed commuter. Morally torn between my fervor for work and the fatigue of the insipid nine-to-fiver, the only word...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
673 Words
If curiosity killed the cat, then I was meant to be a dog. Like a moth to a flame, I was drawn to my school’s science research program. The entrance assignment for my program was to comprise a list of areas in the sciences that I would be interested in studying; my list ranged from Neuroscience to Ecology, Epidemiology to Marine Biology. I have always had an extremely wide range of interests, not just within the sciences, but within...

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
102 Words
The University of Pennsylvania has a strong emphasis on "fit". Through their supplement essays over the years they are concerned with understanding why you are a fit for their school. Before...