nkatcher
nkatcher,
UPenn ‘19
B.S., Economics, , International Studies
Hi! I'm a student in the Huntsman Program for International Studies and Business at UPenn! Go Quakers!
Features Included
3
Essays
12
Schools
17
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Altoona, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken German

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
629 Words
Overcoming personal struggle
Greek mythology tells of the phoenix, a majestic bird that rises from its ancestor’s ashes, which represents renewal and rejuvenation. My phoenix did not come as a bird, but rather as a little brick building on 4th Avenue. As a kid, I spent every New Year’s Eve on my couch watching the ball drop with my grandparents, because my parents would not get home until 2:00 AM. Contrary to what this seemingly infers, they weren’t partying, celebrating or...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
706 Words
In my ninth grade AP Human Geography class, we had a celebration for “seven day” in March. Ironically, while we were studying population demographics and projections, the world’s population estimate had surpassed seven billion people. From Godwin to Malthus, the drastic consequences of such a swift rate of population growth are regularly hypothesized, but often the repercussions of the inverse are forgotten. In studying the German language and its culture over the past four years, it quickly became clear...
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Additional Essay Details
80 Words
My personal statement was written in response to the CommonApp's general prompt of "tell us something unique that is not reflected in your application." The supplemental essay included was my successful essay for application to the Huntsman Program in International Studies & Business at the University of Pennsylvania (which I will be joining in the fall of 2015). The prompt asked to discuss an international issue, how business related to it, and how the Huntsman Program could help me solve that issue.
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
57 Words
It's vital that you demonstrate a passion for your future. Regardless of the passion, it must be...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.86
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Band
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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