aliu2462
aliu2462,
UPenn ‘19
B.S., Actuarial Science, , Computational and Applied Mathematics, , Statistics, , Finance, , Banking and Finance
Asian, Tennis, Math Team, Science Olympiad
Features Included
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Essays
6
Schools
20
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Woodstock, Maryland
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Actuarial Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
639 Words
Place you’re content
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...
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General 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...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
8 Words
Fun, play...
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My advice about getting recommenders
10 Words
Choose teachers that...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
24 Words
The interviewers are all very intelligent. They...
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Why I declined other schools
20 Words
Penn is the best! Harvard's student...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2350
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details14 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFuture Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Science Club/Team, Math Team, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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