jdpapa
jdpapa,
UPenn ‘19
B.A., Political Science and Government
Not an athlete, musician, math prodigy, legacy, or anything like that. Just a regular white guy in the University of Pennsylvania Class of 2019.
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
10
Scores
4
Advice
9
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Pasadena, California
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

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.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
86 Words
Creative personal story
I wear the same pair of shoes every single day. In fact, I will only own two pairs of shoes at any given time; one pair of sneakers, and one pair of dress shoes. While this may seem like a rather bizarre or out-of-place statement, this simple, seemingly insignificant fact is actually a more accurate representation of how I think and who I am than any accomplishment or past experience of mine, as it shows how I approach life in...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
20 Words
I included very specific details about my visit to the school, and which classes and professors I was interested in.
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
11 Words
Nothing. Applying early...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
23 Words
Do something productive and meaningful, but make...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
13 Words
The visit sealed the...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
23 Words
Mention specifics, like classes and professors that...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.46
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2360
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball, Basketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Community Cleanup / Service, Math Team, Hospital Volunteer, After School Sports Coach, Spanish Club, Debate Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, Political Campaign
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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