College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘19
BS, Economics, International Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A University of Pennsylvania - Huntsman Program Class of 2019 student, with a passion for international philanthropy and youth leadership.
From: Doylestown
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Princeton, UPenn, Duke, USC, WashU, Richmond, W&L U, SC, Pitt, Penn State
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2370
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Key Club, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: International background
37 Words
"I am part of a floating generation, existing neither here nor there and split between two nations, two cultures, and two sets of values that seem like they can never quite come together. Or so I thought."

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
39 Words
I wrote about my multicultural experience and how/why they make me who I am. Penn would give me the chance to be multicultural, pursue more than one field, work hard and still stay connected to my playful side.

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
21 Words
I have written several "unique essays" like University of Richmond's "Describe a spider" one or Stanford's "Letter to your roommate" question.

Additional Essay Details:
8 Words
See *Elaborate on high school extracurricular or work*

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
47 Words
Student government organizations organized under 6 branches (4 class governments, Undergraduate Assembly, and 4 committees overseeing various...

What I’d change about my application process
63 Words
If I were to change anything about my application process, I would have applied to less schools and dedicated...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
42 Words
Hardworking, social, fun-loving, dedicated, compassionate. Penn students are known for their drive and...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
117 Words
If there were a few things I had to change about my school as a student body president, it would be alumni community feeling. At a few other schools I was considering there were alumni...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
110 Words
Penn is located in the vibrant and culturally rich city of Philadelphia. Students get access to all the food and fun of the city but also to the history, internship opportunities and tourist...

What set me apart from other applicants
272 Words
What distinguished me from other applicants with similar academic criteria were my extracurricular activities. Rather than pursuing several activities, I chose to focus on a few key activities and take them to the international scale. The single most prominent position and extracurricular activity on my resume is my role the United Nations. I served as a full time Board Member on my county United Nations Association after helping them to create a Youth Advisory Board. It was through a girl Rising screening...