College Admissions Info

aliu2462
aliu2462
University of Pennsylvania ‘19
BS, Actuarial Science, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Banking and Finance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Asian, Tennis, Math Team, Science Olympiad
From: Woodstock , Maryland
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Harvard, Yale, Johns Hopkins, UMD
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2350
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2350
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Science Club/Team, Math Team, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
639 Words
It’s 6:00am, and the face of Robin Williams summons me from my dreams. It’s Mr. Keating. Again. As my mind clears I rush through my morning routine, and at 6:40am, 15 minutes before the bus comes, my headphones fill with country music. I sit on the fringe of my living room and let my world decelerate until it breaks to a stop. For the next few minutes, seconds become hours as I find myself in contemplation, sitting on a...









College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
68 Words
Applying to your favorite school under an early policy might work against you. If you turn in an application that...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
8 Words
Fun, play...





My advice about getting recommenders
10 Words
Choose teachers that...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
24 Words
The interviewers are all very intelligent. They...





Why I declined other schools
20 Words
Penn is the best! Harvard's student...