songja
songja,
UPenn ‘19
B.A., Biology, , Public Health Studies
Music enthusiast, food lover, and prospective Penn student
Features Included
2
Essays
2
Schools
15
Scores
7
Advice
9
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Wu, Mandarin, Swedish

Results, Essays, and Advice

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

Applied for a B.A. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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"Mama! What are you doing?" I toddled over to the crouched figure of my mother, eager to find out what had drawn her to the fertile soil of our backyard garden. In her native farmer's dialect, my mother explained, "Here is a vegetable growing out of the ground." She grabbed a seed from a small jar. "When you put this seed into the ground and water it, it'll become a vegetable like this one. Isn't it amazing that life can...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
21 Words
mentioned motivation for entering health care field, why Penn would serve me in my goals, and other opportunities unique to Penn
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
37 Words
the Penn interview is super chill -- it's less of an...
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My advice about getting recommenders
19 Words
you should almost always ask teachers...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
32 Words
Penn offers a beautiful, green environment in the middle of...
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What I’d change about my application process
49 Words
I would definitely have stressed out less about the whole deal. it's really not worth...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
28 Words
Penn would probably love to hear about its...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Motivated, active,...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
25 Words
I did not consult a private counselor, but...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.45
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2370
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team, School Jazz / Orchestra, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Science Club/Team, Science Club/Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Application Additional Materials

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