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  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays

Student Background

Cindy Chen
From: Raleigh , Georgia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: UPenn
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2390
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Boarding
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Key Club, Library Volunteer, Math Team, Photography / Film, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Jazz / Orchestra, Science Club/Team, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

I still remember when I got the email that said: “Congratulations! We are thrilled to welcome you into the Research in Biology program!” I was absolutely overjoyed, and as this information finally sunk in, I realized that I had actually been accepted into one of the most selective research programs at this school. At the time, I could not wait to start my own research project. My passion for research did not wane throughout the year. After all the time...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
506 Words
When it came time for me to look at colleges, I had several criteria in mind, and as I sifted through all of my college mail, my eyes landed on a picture of Benjamin Franklin and the large words that said “University of Pennsylvania”. I did some research on this school and after thoroughly looking through the UPenn website, I decided that it had all the qualities I was looking for in a college. Recently, I attended an info session...

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