april_ludgate
april_ludgate,
UPenn ‘19
B.A., Communication and Media Studies, , Digital and Print Journalism
Incoming freshman at UPenn interested in studying Communication
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
5
Scores
3
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Berkeley, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Communication and Media Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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An East Indian child bride at the age of nine, my great-grandmother grew up in the rural Caribbean. My other great-grandmother ran her family's general store in Covington, Georgia. The two sides of my family could not be more different. Though originally East Indian, my maternal family is from Guyana, a former British colony and Caribbean nation between Venezuela and Suriname. Later, in the 1980s, they migrated to New York, but most of them now live in Jersey City, New...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
657 Words
The Annenberg School for Communication at Penn seems to be the perfect place for me to explore my keen interest in journalism and it's applications through social media. In our changing world, print journalism is growing obsolete while online journalism is growing powerful. The internet not only allows the large-scale and high-speed spread of information, but also provides a useful tool in the collaboration of the masses. On a daily basis, we read stories and hear opinions from people living...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
37 Words
In no particular order: - Quality of education - Beautiful...
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How I chose schools to apply to
111 Words
I thought about the following characteristics when choosing schools: location, size, diversity, general education requirements, acceptance rates, and available majors. I also researched the general vibe of each school by looking at...
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My advice about getting recommenders
60 Words
If you like one of your high school teachers and want them to recommend you, show that you...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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