ochilds
ochilds,
UPenn ‘19
B.A., Cognitive Science, , Spanish Language and Literature
Features Included
3
Essays
15
Schools
8
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Palmdale, California
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Baylor University (Waco, TX)
  • George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • St. John's University (Queens, NY)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Cognitive Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
520 Words
Overcoming personal struggle
Many students insist that friendships or passions ultimately shape who they are. For me, it was the life that I was brought into. I was born into a family that had preexistent issues of drug and alcohol abuse. Prior to my birth, my mother experienced a time of sobriety, but after she met my father she relapsed. For the greater half of my young life, my older siblings blamed me for causing my mom to spiral back into a life...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
484 Words
In my life, I have been fortunate to take on many leadership roles, whether at school, within my church, or in my family. Ultimately, the experiences that I have had as a leader in each area of my life has molded me as the person I am today and has guided much of my focus and determination. Being a leader is who I have become and while I am very cooperative and take direction easily, I always jump at every...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
485 Words
While I have acquired the role as leader in many clubs, the most important to me, and the one I believe has a greater impact in my community and in my school is my role as President of the CSF Club at my school. CSF stands for California Scholarship Federation. One facet of this club is our community service outreach. As president, I connect other students within the club with different service opportunities. This year, I started a program at...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
62 Words
I would not worry so much about trying to make every single essay perfect and trying to make myself...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1950
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1380
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Volleyball (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Science Club/Team, Athletics Organization, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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