RAF777,
UPenn ‘19
B.S., Computer Science, , Cognitive Science
International Student from El Salvador
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
5
Scores
1
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown San Salvador, El Salvador
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, Mandarin, English

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
606 Words
Creative personal story
Just as Apple did with the introduction of the iPhone in 2007, it has always being my greatest ambition to invent something that can revolutionize this world. And I have discovered that the most feasible way to achieve this is through technology. Introduced to my first computer thanks to a children’s game that my father bought me when I was six; an instant connection emerged from that day. Since then, I started not only to improve my skills in using...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
609 Words
Throughout my life, I have devoured books, scientific articles, and anything that I can get my hands on, to expand my scientific knowledge. I have conducted many award-winning experiments from building a fully functional Van de Graaff generator to constructing model cities powered by solar energy. Even when I was just a kid, I disassembled my parents’ vintage TV to learn how it worked which led me to learn about how cathode ray tubes function. And I have even mastered...
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Additional Essay Details
19 Words
It is about how I acquired my first computer and how my passion for technology evolved since that day.
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General Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
28 Words
I chose activities related to the field I...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeInternational
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2270
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesComputer / Technology Volunteer, Debate Club/Team, Math Team, Science Club/Team, Charity Drive Organizing, Debate Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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