ESun2015
ESun2015,
UPenn ‘19
B.A., International Relations and National Security Studies
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Essays
10
Schools
13
Scores
0
Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Chandler, Arizona
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations and National Security Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Music is like a puzzle. Fit all of the elements of harmony together, and you'll be rewarded with a cohesive image; fit only a few of the elements together, and you'll be rewarded with a distorted collection of dots with no more significance than a heavily pixelated computer screen. Yet if I were to describe my experiences as a pianist before high school using one comparison, I would say that, despite all of the competitions I had won, they really...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
920 Words
A Worldly Dish As I step into my kitchen, the poignant sweet-spiciness of processed soy, fermented bean paste, and frying pork drifts casually through the air before knocking out my nasal passages with a brutally precise, ringside-seat-worthy punch. It’s mapo doufu: a fragile mound of creamy-white tofu and minced pork basking in an oasis of chili sauce so deep that it resembles a collection of clouds being illuminated by the setting sun. The characteristic that distinguishes mapo doufu as...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
152 Words
For much of my childhood, my piano instructors taught that increasing exposure to classical music would result in increasing musical inspiration. The profundity of this advice cannot be denied: I detect the haunting melodies of Stravinsky's Firebird in summer monsoons, describe the tempo of falling raindrops as allegro. Classical music has consequently become a constant as intrinsic to my life as breathing. The musical inspiration that I derive solely from this genre, however, does not demonstrate cultural awareness, and both...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
152 Words
While every academic institution certainly has its own merits, I have come to love Duke for the singular combination of interconnectedness, compassion, and resourcefulness that both its students and faculty demonstrate. Becoming a Blue Devil not only means that I can discuss the outcome of the latest Quidditch match with fellow students while walking back to East Campus after classes, but also that I can rant about my interest in cultural geography and music to any other student on campus...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
453 Words
If Shakespeare could visit the University of Pennsylvania, he would no doubt pronounce the entire campus a stage on which men and women prepare to become catalysts of change. Although I am not Shakespeare, even I can foresee that incorporating the Sectors of Knowledge and Foundational Approaches into my college education would not only grant me the gift of being able to intellectually connect with fellow students across all disciplines, but would also encourage me to analyze information from different...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

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