College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘18
BS, Finance, Statistics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

19 year old student at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania studying finance and statistics
From: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Penn State, UPenn
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1460
Highest SAT: 2090
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Wrestling
Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Running, Reaching a goal
753 Words
Jogging through the local park, earplugs in, heavily perspiring, a smile on my face, I think to myself, “This is paradise!” Given my busy schedule of extracurricular activities and AP courses, people naturally assume I’m stressed. They often ask, “Zach, how do you remain so cheerful given everything that’s on your plate?” I attribute my blissful reality almost entirely to running. Returning home from school, I really need a break. Strapping on my Nike Free Runs, I decide...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
666 Words
Penn Supplement Essay: Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Two hundred years later, this quote encapsulates my approach to education and interest in the Wharton School. Taking the most rigorous courses available at my school, I am not simply interested in doing well in school, but rather in gaining as much knowledge as possible. My desire to attend Wharton was intensified by my high school experience. Early on, I selected a different path, becoming...

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