College Admissions Info

huangye1
huangye1
University of Pennsylvania ‘18
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Pre-med Student at UPenn
From: Omaha
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, Creighton, Nebraska
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

35
SAT
35
ACT
Highest SAT: 35
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High School Performance

4.23
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Table Tennis (Ping Pong)
Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, School Jazz / Orchestra, Debate Club/Team, Hospital Volunteer, Spanish Club, Nursing Home Volunteer
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College Application Essays

693 Words
Many people crave performing simply for their own enjoyment. They yearn to let their fingers dance across the ivory keys, or to have their bow glide over the strings, and they always savor each and every note that they produce. Others love the attention—the applause, the standing ovation, and the spotlight is just something they live for. When I was younger, I knew for a fact that I fell into neither of these categories. I considered the act of...











Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
645 Words
As an avid Chopin lover and an individual who has been taking piano lessons for 12 years, I know for certain that music will be a prominent part of my college career. One of my main goals for college is to develop my skills as a musician by becoming a music major. The Penn Music Department offers me a myriad of opportunities that would allow me to achieve these goals. The College House Music Program is a program that provides undergraduates...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
287 Words
One of my main goals for college is to develop my skills as a musician. The accomplished Bienen School of Music would offer me a myriad of unique opportunities to help me achieve this. The faculty consists of more than 120 highly skilled instructors who are recognized worldwide for their achievements. I am also interested in auditioning to be a part of the prestigious Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, since it is a great way for me to interact with other students. ...





Additional Essay Details:
818 Words
UPenn Supplemental essay: As an avid Chopin lover and an individual who has been taking piano lessons for 12 years, I know for certain that music will be a prominent part of my college career. One of my main goals for college is to develop my skills as a musician by becoming a music major. The Penn Music Department offers me a myriad of opportunities that would allow me to achieve these goals. The College House Music Program is a program ...











College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
43 Words
I would begin working on the application at an earlier time, especially since...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
37 Words
Although academics is crucial for every Penn student, so is social...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
45 Words
I did not have a private admissions counselor. However, even without one, I got...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
70 Words
Princeton was initially my first choice. However, my Princeton interview actually greatly changed my impression of the school. My interviewer described...





Why I ultimately chose my school
43 Words
Penn gave me the greatest amount of financial aid out of most of...