College Admissions Info

FreddyChang13
FreddyChang13
University of Pennsylvania ‘19
BBA, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a determined perfectionist who realizes that perfection is not achievable.
From: Warren , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Babson
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

35
ACT
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 10%
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High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Drama Production Crew, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), School Theater/Plays, School Choir
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College Application Essays

535 Words
I was never strongly religious, despite being raised by fervent followers of the faith. From a young age, it always seemed frivolous to me: the ceremonies, the donations, the dhamma. However, particular events along the way have proved Buddhism the most influential aspect of my life to date, and not in the spiritual way one would assume. In a sense, Buddhism has shaped my identity, changing my intellectual understanding of the world forever. It is a rare privilege for an...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
537 Words
I was never strongly religious, despite being raised by fervent followers of the faith. From a young age, it always seemed frivolous to me: the ceremonies, the donations, the dhamma. However, particular events along the way have proved Buddhism the most influential aspect of my life to date, and not in the spiritual way one would assume. In a sense, Buddhism has shaped my identity, changing my intellectual understanding of the world forever. It is a rare privilege for an...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
700 Words
Equality is a contested subject - one filled with controversy. Every man deserves a vote, said the French Revolutionists, but every man was not every woman. Our founding fathers said all men are created equal - except those who were Black. Such inequality legally lasted until the 15th amendment, a century after our country’s inception. Whether it is because of affluence, race, or sex, inequality has been an incrimination of the human race - and it still is in 2014. ...











Additional Essay Details:
95 Words
Question 1: “The Admissions Committee would like to learn why you are a good fit for your undergraduate school choice (College of Arts and Sciences, School of Nursing, The Wharton School, or Penn Engineering). Please tell us about specific academic, service, and/or research opportunities at the University of Pennsylvania that resonate with your background, interests, and goals." 400-650 words Question 2: In light of your personal interests in language, business,and international affairs, please discuss a current global issue and explain...



College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
106 Words
Most people don't realize that grades aren't the thing that separates you from your classmates. There is a specific limit to how well someone can be represented with grades, that is an...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
123 Words
If you're applying to Penn, there's a 99% chance you're going to get an interview, considering you don't like in the Antarctic. Penn's network is huge and they will most definitely find a local alum to interview you....





Why I ultimately chose my school
71 Words
Penn is the school for those who love to learn. This school truly epitomizes the drive for knowledge Ben Franklin embodied....





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
232 Words
Honestly if financial problems are a deterrent for applying to Penn (yes, it's expensive, around 62k/year), then you don't have to worry about the cost. Penn's financial aid is EXTREMELY generous. How do I know? Let me tell you a story. Upon getting my acceptance letter, I was extremely happy - up to the point until I opened my financial aid. It read, "You are not eligible for financial...





My favorite course thus far, and why
227 Words
My favorite course throughout my academic career is definitely World Literature 10 with Mr. Li I had my sophomore year of high school. I never was an English guy - I loved almost every subject... except English. However, Mr. Li's pedagogy changed my outlook on life in general. Remember that teacher everyone had at one point in their life who is super strict and abides by a syllabus and...





How I chose schools to apply to (UPenn)
99 Words
If you're interested in applying to a dual-degree program like I am, make sure that you exactly fit the mold of that program. The directors of the program ensure that...





What I like about my school’s location and culture (UPenn)
122 Words
In all honesty, Penn has maximized the "work hard, play hard" mentality. You're in Philadelphia and there are tons of clubs downtown with weekly events hosted by sororities and fraternities both off and on campus. You can...