College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘19
BA, Economics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays

Student Background

I am a student who gets excited about a lot of things!
From: , District of Columbia
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: UPenn, Columbia, NYU, Northwestern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1460
Highest SAT: 2090
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
High School Type: Religious
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Spanish Club
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
595 Words
The Value of Creativity Many fall into the trap of believing that learning only comes from the classroom. We are educated in traditional classroom settings, but perhaps the most important lessons come from outside formal curriculum. As an underclassman, I constantly found myself focusing solely on the academic side of learning. While this was beneficial to the development of my GPA and critical thinking skills, I struggled with the fact that my learning experience was incomplete. In my junior year,...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
721 Words
America: Flawed yet Gorgeous I love America. I distinctly remember being a young Boy Scout, obnoxiously eager to lead the troop in saying the pledge of allegiance at the beginning of every meeting. However, like anything, America is not perfect and sometimes America’s flaws, such as racism and social inequality, challenge my patriotism. Throughout my life, I have heard stories of citizens from developing countries who idolize America, particularly through my uncle from rural Barbados. My uncle has told...

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