dejajack
dejajack,
UPenn ‘
B.S.
First-year student-athlete at the University of Pennsylvania, studying in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Features Included
3
Essays
1
Schools
3
Scores
1
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Grinnell, Iowa
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

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 in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Growing up in Dallas, Texas, the city was all I ever knew. I loved the skyline view, busyness, and most importantly, the closeness to my mother. My parents were divorced, but my mother and father still lived close to one another, making it easy for me to spend quality time with both of them. The ability to see both parents at my leisure, despite the divorce, was a huge blessing. However, when I was fifteen years old, this luxury came...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
580 Words
“For the world to change... that change may require great courage and creativity, rigorous thinking, hard work, and significant sacrifice. But it can occur.” Dr. Raynard Kington spoke these words in his first speech as the President of Grinnell College, which is located in my hometown of Grinnell, Iowa. Dr. Kington, an alumni of the University of Pennsylvania, exemplifies everything a Penn alum should be: inspiring, demanding, and thriving on excellence. Renowned for being the first openly gay, as well...
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Additional Essay Details
57 Words
Prompt: "The Admissions Committee would like to learn why you are a good fit for your undergraduate school choice (College of Arts and Sciences, School of Nursing, The Wharton School, or Penn Engineering). Please tell us about specific academic, service, and/or research opportunities at the University of Pennsylvania that resonate with your background, interests, and goals."
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
23 Words
Choose teachers/professors that have taught you...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.89
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball , Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

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