kim00053
kim00053,
UPenn ‘22
B.S., Computer Science
Comp Sci Major; Engineering '22 Class Rep.
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
7
Scores
6
Advice
6
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Seoul, South Korea
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

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.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
“I don’t really see the point of your product. Why don’t you make something more useful, like vitamin juice?” Our advisor at MIT Launch cut us off and shot down our idea of a transparent and water-soluble pill for kids within minutes. She suggested that we make vitamin juice instead. When one of my teammates politely pointed out that Coca-Cola already made Vitamin Water, she replied, “Well, you can always make up grounds with marketing. You know, like...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
30 Words
How will you explore your intellectual and academic interests at the University of Pennsylvania? Please answer this question given the specific undergraduate school to which you are applying. (400-650 words)
How will you explore your intellectual and academic interests at the University of Pennsylvania? Please answer this question given the specific undergraduate school to which you are applying. (400-650 words)
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School Specific Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
3 Words
Driven,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
20 Words
Please go on campus visits. Please...
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General Admissions Advice

My insights about AP (Advanced Placement) courses and exams
42 Words
They really don't matter as much as you think. I only submitted 3 APs....
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What set me apart from other applicants
58 Words
My essay and my personality. If an admissions officer were to drop a pile of essays and...
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My advice about getting recommenders
65 Words
Get one from a teacher who teaches a major you are trying to pursue. Get another one from a teacher...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
78 Words
If you can get an internship, go ahead and do that. It will show the admissions officer that you are ready to take...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.80
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1550
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Softball, Cross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesOther Club/Activity, Model Congress / Model UN, Research, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Student Council / Government, School Choir
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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