College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘19
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 6 advice topics

Student Background

From: New York City , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: UPenn
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2140
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, Student Council / Government, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA), Younglife (Christian)
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College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Humble, Intelligent,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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I applied for a myriad of scholarships. The main scholarship was the Questbridge National Match Scholarship, which is a four-year...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I was not afraid to show my bizarre personality traits. Believe it or not, I...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Find a passion and follow it. Aim to participate in summer programs that advance your knowledge about a particular field that you...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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BE SPECIFIC. Look for professors from the university that you look forward to learning...

Why I declined other schools
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In all honesty, I was attracted to many other schools besides UPenn/Penn. I realized, however, that UPenn gave me a warm vibe. I felt at...