Mtinkey
Mtinkey,
UPenn ‘19
B.A., Creative Writing, , Economics
I am going to Penn in the fall and love writing, theatre, and social activisim.
Features Included
4
Essays
16
Schools
12
Scores
1
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Indianapolis, Indiana
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Creative Writing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
654 Words
Controversial topic, Failure experience
Finding a Cause Adrenaline shot down my spine as I raised my hand “ Senator, Is it not implied in the constitution that there is separation of church and state?” The room grew silent, each second lasting a millennium. “Why don’t you find it yourself?” he said as he tossing a small, thin book my way (clearly I had walked into a carefully laid trap.) The crowd around me grew annoyed with the antics of this particular senator as I...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
495 Words
6. I’ve always had a strong desire to push the envelope. I am not afraid to speak my mind, not afraid to make the personal political, and not afraid to express myself in ways that may make others uncomfortable. This mantra stems not from a need for attention but a need to better myself and society. I can think of no stronger example of this than my relationship with my favorite poem, Allen Ginsberg’s Howl. For me reading Howl...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
537 Words
" The silence depressed me. It wasn't the silence of silence. It was my own silence."- The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath I was once told that there's a kind of courage in shutting up, that the proper way to be a woman involved less hand raising, and more hand holding. I once felt that my natural outspokenness and ambition made me different from some societal expectation of the feminine. I had truly perceived several of the sexist double standards that...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
475 Words
When I first visited Penn I was struck by the beauty and energy of the school. Many of the campus's I had previously visited where quiet and showed few signs of student involvement. At Penn I was surrounded by a buzz of students rushing to classes, shouting about activities on Locust Walk, and even taking the time to greet a prospective student. I began to picture myself as a Penn undergraduate and fit Penn's facilities into my life goals. The...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
37 Words
My state had less qualified applicants than a coastal state. My...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.1
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2050
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCheer/Spirit Squad, Softball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, Community or summer theater/plays, Gay/Straight Alliance, Model Congress / Model UN, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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