Ellasjang
Ellasjang,
UPenn ‘24
B.S., Nursing
urban nurse to be
Features Included
2
Essays
3
Schools
6
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Millbrae, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Nursing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma - anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.
Growing up with a surgical nurse mom, I had only seen the noble and glorified version of medicine: people saving lives. However, after seeing and working with sick people who desperately sought medical support, I realized that the medical system, at best, saves lives selectively.  At the beginning of my sophomore year, I was dissatisfied with the limited opportunities the hospital I volunteered at provided and wondered whether medicine was really for me. Not only did I question whether it...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
469 Words
How did you discover your intellectual and academic interests, and how will you explore them at the University of Pennsylvania? Please respond considering the specific undergraduate school you have selected. For students applying to the coordinated dual-degree and specialized programs, please answer these questions in regard to your single-degree school choice; your interest in the coordinated dual-degree or specialized program may be addressed through the program-specific essay. (300-450 words)
I watched Grey's Anatomy in kindergarten, not because I was interested in grown-ups fixing patients in the day and flirting at night, but because my mom was studying both English and nursing. As a freshman with only a glamorous notion of medicine, I explored the human body. At Georgetown University's summer medical academy, I dissected in awe human cadavers with my right hand and pinched my nose with my left. After the lecture, medicine lost the glamour, but I found...
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School Specific Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
43 Words
I applied to Penn knowing that it was my reach school and had...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
83 Words
One thing I made sure to do as a freshman in high school was to take advantage of the summer. It was a personal time...
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What set me apart from other applicants
61 Words
I was lucky to discover early on what I wanted to do in the future which let me...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
65 Words
As an ambitious student, it was hard not to compare myself with other students and try not to apply to...
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My advice about getting recommenders
64 Words
In order to get recommenders who will write you a good letter, you have to have people like you....
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.13
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsWater Polo

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesOther Club/Activity, Academic, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences

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