Matthew Hanna
Matthew Hanna,
UPenn ‘
B.S., Computer Science
Currently attending the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania
Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
2
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Roanoke Rapids
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Clark University (Worcester, MA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
511 Words
Diversity statement
My friends ask me all the time why I constantly wear a nametag. Sometimes, they even look at me like I’m weird for it, and sometimes still, they don’t even pay attention to it because it’s an irrelevant factor. But they don’t know the history behind it. Almost a year ago, I was busy at work on a few ideas for my screenplays. It was a small operation, with only a few of my friends helping...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
579 Words
As you are reading this essay, more than a half a billion people worldwide are playing videogames. Think about that: 500 million people are enjoying the time, passion, and zest a video game designer invested in a masterpiece. The legacy, history, and skill needed for this tedious work of art manifests itself in a small disk, which is responsible for connecting its players across continents. The world is connected through them in nearly every aspect of social media, from social networking...
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General Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
193 Words
My best word of advice here is to choose a balance of activities that you both enjoy and, quite honestly, can sustain. In college, you imagine yourself having an enormous amount of time- and this is true. You do have a substantial amount of free time at your disposal. But the danger of this is that you...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
74 Words
I fell in love with Multi-variable Calculus here at Penn. The professor was amazing and I knew him already from the summer...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Intelligent, Social,...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
51 Words
As with any Ivy, I now know how competitive the students are. Courses on curves...
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Why I declined other schools
43 Words
I was heart set on attending Georgetown University, but I turned it down...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1800
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1290

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Band, Beta Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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