UPenn41684,
UPenn ‘19
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Economics
Rower, writer, and mediocre cook
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
10
Scores
2
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Glastonbury, Connecticut
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision, Recruited for Sport
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
555 Words
Athletic achievement
My oar clicks into the river and rushes sternward. As I pull it through the water, the blade creates a large dark pool in its wake until it emerges with a satisfying 'clunk.' As I coil up to take another stroke, I maintain a perfect one-inch gap between the surface and my recovering blade. I count under my breath to keep a metronomic rhythm with the athlete in front of me. "One, two, three, catch. one, two, three, catch."...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
582 Words
For as long as I can remember, politics and government have captivated me. I was always one of the few kids interested in a civics lesson, and when the teacher would ask who the governor was or how many U.S. Senators there were, my hand was bound to shoot up. That interest was confirmed one day in fifth grade, when I visited the Connecticut Supreme Court with my father to watch him argue a case. I could never recall...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
87 Words
Summer is your opportunity to embrace challenges and opportunities that would never be available during the school year. Use this time to pursue what you love....
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Why I ultimately chose my school
108 Words
My application to the University of Pennsylvania was submitted with the tacit acknowledgement that, if admitted, I would never be the smartest person in the room, nor the most talented, nor the...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.84
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsRowing (Crew)

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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