regoe19
regoe19,
UPenn ‘19
B.S., Neuroscience
Hi! My name is Erica, and I'm a first year student at UPenn's college of arts and sciences!
Features Included
3
Essays
11
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Montclair, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionAccepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Sophomore year. Danbury, Connecticut. The nauseating fumes of hairspray fill my lungs. Little girls in glittery eye makeup and bedazzled dresses crowd into the rink. It's the first skating competition of the season, and I've just moved up to a new level. To me, my entire routine amounts solely to landing the dreaded Axel --which, by the way, I've never performed with in a competition before this day. The Axel is a rite of passage in competitive figure skating. Since...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Additional Essay Details
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Since I've always been deeply passionate about biology and have recently discovered a kindling interest in psychology, the College of Arts and Sciences' Biological Basis of Behavior Program will allow me to integrate my two primary academic interests. To me, the most fascinating part of biology is that so many minuscule processes can come to together to create something as significant and complex as life itself. From the conversion of sugar molecules into usable energy inside each of our billions...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
74 Words
First, I did a lot of online research (colleges.niche.com is the best!) and talked with my school's college office. Once...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
122 Words
I applied for financial aid and/or merit scholarships at every school I applied to, and I applied to lots of outside scholarships. Start looking for outside scholarships early in senior year (colleges.niche.com is also...
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Post-college plans
96 Words
I am probably going to go to medical school and then become a doctor. I really like studying the brain, so I'm thinking I may become a neurologist. The...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
41 Words
I sent a short email to my regional admissions counselor thanking them...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
50 Words
Try to focus on how Penn's resources and characteristics can help you to advance and...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.10
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2180
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsField Hockey

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Dance, National Honor Society, Church, Philosophy Club, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Tutoring/Mentoring
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Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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