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Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: UPenn
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

ACT Prep:

High School Performance

AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Field Hockey
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, National Honor Society, Photography / Film, Church
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College Application Essays

I learned from an early age that having two passports tucked side by side in my pocket meant that I straddled two very different cultures. Although English is my first language, my very first word was the French “Maman.” Although my first lemonade stand in America yielded a whopping $63.25, my first lemonade stand in France got me a warning from the police municipale! And although the fried chicken sandwich from Chick-fil-A is my go-to, I savor my French mamie’s...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
532 Words
My Harvard alumnus dad always said, “If I ever have a daughter, I would want her to go Wellesley.” Notwithstanding some parental coaxing, I wanted to stay open-minded during the college application process and decide for myself whether or not Wellesley was the right fit for me. After visiting the picturesque campus and interacting with a vibrant and fully engaged community, I fell in love at first sight. Maybe it was the students’ inspired messages scrawled in blue chalk on...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
625 Words
Maybe it was the hustle and bustle of students going to and from classes that caught my attention or perhaps the enthusiasm I saw in students grabbing a burger with their friends from the GUGS stand. Either way, within five minutes of walking along the paths of Georgetown, I discovered a unified, supportive, and multifaceted community wanting to make an impact in the world - a convergence of high energy, creativity, and collaboration - unlike any other campus I had...

Additional Essay Details:
975 Words
The "why us" essay is one of the most important aspects of your application. The school wants to know SPECIFICALLY what makes them special to you, and how you will contribute to the school. Therefore it's important to find specific programs/clubs/classes that you can picture yourself contributing to and in your essay, elaborate on why you find those enticing and what you will bring to the programs based off of your past experience. I've read too many essays...

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