College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘19
BS, Digital Design

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hey! I am an Indian student, a part of University of Pennsylvania's Class of 2019, and majoring in Digital Media Design!
From: Indore , India
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: UPenn
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: English, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2400

High School Performance

Top 5%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Community Cleanup / Service, Photography / Film, Computer / Technology Volunteer, French Club, Green Club, Admissions or Post-Acceptance Committee

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
668 Words
I vividly recall the day as a tenth grader when my French teacher nominated my name for the post of my school's French Club's Deputy Director. Three years earlier, when I joined my present alma mater, its Principal had discouraged me from taking French as my 'third language'. The concern and opposition to allow me to study French was genuine by all standards but mine, for I was fired by a passion that refused to take 'no' for an answer. ...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
652 Words
A mouse, which can talk, owns a pet dog, little girls fly around the town fighting evil, crabs sell patties, humongous creatures come out of pocket-sized balls to battle on the whims of teenagers… Such was the two-dimensional world I, as a five-year-old, dreamt of living in. My questions about the nature and existence of ‘my’ world were well received by my mother, who instantly recognized my latent passion for digital media and helped me discover the passageway into the...

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
23 Words
I think it really helped me to...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
69 Words
I did use a private admissions counselor. The most important advice I received was to go through every page of the...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
35 Words
I only got interviewed for Penn. This is very clichéd,...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
34 Words
Definitely do a project that would contribute towards your major!...

What set me apart from other applicants
36 Words
In my portfolio, I included a little of everything - some...

Why I declined other schools
26 Words
I was accepted in the Early Decision program,...

Why I ultimately chose my school
37 Words
Penn is the only Ivy League school that offers a program...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
32 Words
I did not apply for any financial aid because penn...