Penn2018
Penn2018,
UPenn ‘18
B.S.
I am a computer science major at University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Features Included
5
Essays
2
Schools
10
Scores
0
Advice
4
ECs
4
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
662 Words
Reaching a goal
“This is a bishop. It moves diagonally.” The blank look on each child’s face was not a good sign. I looked to both sides of me, but nobody was there. I was alone in an unfamiliar place in the middle of Cambodia. As thoughts of failure started to fill my brain, I focused back to my chess coach, Bruce Pandolfini. “You will succeed,” he would tell me. From my first Nationals in third grade to my promotion to Captain...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
262 Words
My favorite attributes of UChicago are the core curriculum and the quarter system. I’m a STEM guy, but I want to expand my mind and challenge my comfort zone. The core curriculum requires everybody to receive a holistic education, and the quarter system allows for more courses at a faster pace, creating a school-wide air of intellectualism. At Chicago I would be able to pursue my passion. I’ve always been drawn toward the applied sciences because of my...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
660 Words
Maybe it started when I picked up chess in third grade, but as long as I can remember, I have always been a math and science guy. At school, I have continually taken the most difficult courses, but I have always found it hard to really challenge my passion. Everything just seemed too basic—too slow. In my junior year, my math teacher, knowing that I would soon run out of available courses, selected me as the only student from...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
664 Words
This is the way I see it. Penn Engineering is my dream, but M&T is my greatest fantasy. I have already described my fascination with Penn Engineering, so in an attempt to avoid redundancy, I will go into detail about the aspects of M&T that appeal to me outside of engineering. That being said, my favorite attribute of M&T is the business education I would receive to enhance my engineering education. This summer, I interned at a...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
517 Words
When I read your first question, I was intrigued. I mulled it over every so often for about a week, until one day I just burst into laughter. I realized that there was no answer. I found it hilarious that thousands of high school students were thinking as hard as they could to come up with some answer that just didn’t exist. I realized this because the inherent failure of the first question is prompted by the second question. ...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.66
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2240
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Basketball, Squash, Golf

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess, Science Club/Team, Math Team, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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