BenWeimer
BenWeimer,
UPenn ‘19
B.S., Computer Science
I am a freshman at UPenn studying Computer Science. I am interested in Italian, Entrepreneurship, Politics and Quantitative Finance
Features Included
2
Essays
2
Schools
17
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Manassas, Virginia
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 Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
643 Words
Story central to identity
To Build a Fire "Come on, Come on, COME ON!" I muttered as I stroked the bow of my freshly carved bow drill, twisting the soft pine piston into the cedar base plate. My bare left foot stabilized the base. I drilled frantically, trying to warm up after a freezing, rainy night in my haphazard debris shelter. The night before when the weather was clear, I made a sturdy lean-to structure out of fallen limbs and dry leaves which I'd...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
575 Words
During my internship at NASA this summer, my mentor, a software engineer and former entrepreneur, told me that the role of an engineer is to take a product from an idea up to about 80% completion. At that point you can patent it or turn it over to the business team. Either way, your hands are free--you move on. This was the moment I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur. I realized I didn't want to quit before the product...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
16 Words
Get a job, having actual...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.95
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Lacrosse, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, Emergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer, Boy/Girl Scouts

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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