College Admissions Info

Jlawyer
Jlawyer
University of Pennsylvania ‘19
BA, Economics, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm currently a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania studying Econ and Consumer Psychology. I'm from Wayzata, Minnesota and spent high school participating in activities to that would guarantee me the world's lamest letter jacket.
From: Wayzata , Minnesota
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: UPenn
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

2140
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2140
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High School Performance

3.99
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer, Table Tennis (Ping Pong)
Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, National Honor Society, Debate Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, School theater/plays, Nursing Home Volunteer
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College Application Essays

It’s conceivable that my second grade teacher thought I was a cannibal. Not necessarily due to a habit of gnawing on my classmates’ limbs, but because, to my feeble second grade mind, there was no difference between, “It’s time to eat, Mom,” and “It’s time to eat Mom.” My teacher, Mrs. Wolf, was similar in appearance to an aggravated Bride of Chucky. She had a perfect upside-down U for a mouth and smelled like a combination of...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Categorically, I’m an indecisive person (e.g., I bounced back and forth between the current sentence structure and “I am, categorically, an indecisive person” for a solid four minutes). However, I’m also exceptionally stubborn. Meaning, on the rare occasion that I do come to a decision, it is not only set in stone, but it is weather-proofed and digitized for all ages to enjoy for eternity. I feel that a Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) major with a...









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College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
27 Words
Everyone you meet here is insanely intelligent. While...





My favorite course thus far, and why
30 Words
Intro to Psych because I've always been interested in...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
62 Words
I only interviewed with Penn because that was the only school I applied to before getting in due to...





What set me apart from other applicants
65 Words
I think my essays set me apart, and I know everyone says that but I really think that that was...





My advice about getting recommenders
63 Words
I picked teachers that knew me the best, not just the ones that gave me the best grades. In...