College Admissions Info

pennandlens
University of Pennsylvania, ‘18
BS,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am an undergraduate student studying at the University of Pennsylvania, studying Finance, Marketing and Operations Management, and Statistics at the Wharton School of Business. I love music, and in my free time my hobbies include web dev, art and yoga.
From: Plano , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, UT Austin
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Gan Chinese

Test Scores

2340
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2340
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), World/Global Affairs Club, Habitat for Humanity, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
202 Words
"With a mind more crumpled than the old music scores I studied, I took my search elsewhere: down a four hour drive to the University of Houston. What moved me next were not the superb professors or inspiring masterclasses typical of music festivals, but a tiny senior home performance to which I arrived as a spectator. The home shone warmly, and from my seat in the back, I saw the expressions of every audience member clearly. My vision rested on...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
56 Words
I wrote about a combination of my extra curricular interests, hobbies, and areas of concern that all intersected to form my aspirations for a career in business. I corroborated my plans with inter-disciplinary opportunities offered at my dream school, UPenn and Wharton, to ultimately show my readers why this school is the perfect match for me.

Additional Essay Details:
115 Words
Introductory paragraph of my supplementary essay: "Last Tuesday night, I stared down in slight indignation at McConnell and Brue’s Economics: “Self-sufficiency breeds inefficiency.” The concept works with GDP, but with an individual, I disagreed strongly. Although I couldn’t exactly follow my polymath dream of becoming an artist, psychologist, economist, professional translator, I found a newer possibility in business: an integration of skills from multiple areas, a tireless challenge to work with diverse people and problems. I envisioned myself...



College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
66 Words
Be sure you choose something that you love doing, and can show what your talents or skills are. Many people...





What I’d change about my application process
150 Words
If you come from a public school and have taken a lot of AP/IB/Honors/Higher level courses, chances are they make you do a lot of timed writings. This is something I wish I could've done differently when I first started churning out...





Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
112 Words
Many students have a special talent or skill that they would like to continue in college. For me, it was music and piano. What I've learned is that it always never hurts to reach...