College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘19
BS, Finance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Brazilian boy who always dreamed of going to college in the US!
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Princeton, UPenn, Dartmouth, Columbia, UChicago, Williams, Amherst
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Portuguese, French, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2210
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: International
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Help Save Our Environment
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College Application Essays

The atmosphere was silent, despite the hordes of tourists gazing on, creating an aura of introspection. As I walked through a passage, I found myself in a starkly lit corridor oppressed by dark, industrial grey walls. I saw the paintings as daylight after waking. Their colors popped, and from then on, I was absolutely, irrevocably spellbound. I had never thought of myself as a dreamer. My whole high-school career had been quantifiable and goal-oriented. Grades, SAT scores, awards, fundraisers, and...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
667 Words
The Wharton School offers all the opportunities I find indispensable in an undergraduate education. Wharton is recognized as the best business school in the world, yet it still incorporates unparalleled academic flexibility into its curriculum. I believe in the value of a well-rounded, interdisciplinary education, and Wharton propitiates the perfect environment to balance all of my interests. Throughout high school, I’ve advocated in favor of greater sustainability at school and beyond. I’ve led task forces to remove plastic...

Additional Essay Details:
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Essay for Princeton: Woodrow Wilson’s speech “Princeton in the Nation’s Service” stands as an eloquent, impassioned treatise on the purpose of higher education, which should “implant a sense of duty” and “illuminate duty by every lesson that can be drawn out of the past”. The speech offers the distinct perspective that “enlightenment” should not be pursued in a vacuum but rather should be put to use in the service of national advancement. Fortunately, this unofficial motto was broadened...

College Admissions Advice

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