College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘19
BS, Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

First-generation college student
From: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: UPenn
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Sindhi, Hindi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2000
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Big Brother/Big Sister, School Choir, Dance, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Yearbook
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
629 Words
“And so, to conclude, this is the art of how tobacco ads get people to try their products.” I, along with 34 other students, sat in the agora of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, with wide-open mouths. What had we just seen? How could people be deceived by such false information? As the director, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, answered students’ questions, my mind was still reeling from all the information I had just learned. Two weeks prior,...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Intelligent, competitive,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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I did not take out...

Post-college plans
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To become a...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Showed my interest in...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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It's close...