pennandlens,
UPenn ‘18
B.S.
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.
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
18
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Plano, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Gan Chinese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
202 Words
Challenged a belief
"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...
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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.
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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...
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General 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...
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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...
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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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2340
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details14 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFuture Business Leaders of America (FBLA), World/Global Affairs Club, Habitat for Humanity, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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Experience & Awards

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