EpikMuse
EpikMuse,
UPenn ‘17
B.S., Mathematics
Features Included
4
Essays
12
Schools
12
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Japanese, Vietnamese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • California State University - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Mathematics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Escaping from slumber, I gradually sensed my grandmother gently carrying my tiny body from my bed and quietly walking towards the living room window. With tears slipping down her fragile cheeks, she whispered to me: “When I was your age, I didn’t have as many opportunities as you do now. I wish and pray for you to have a happy and successful life in the future.” Once while curiously flipping through a Vietnamese newspaper, I asked my grandmother to...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
859 Words
Imagine you are at [school name], and you're invited to give a lecture to all the students and faculty. What would you talk about, and why? Imagine a piece of paper placed in front of you. What is your first thought when you see this ordinary paper? Is it a space to write your thoughts or a canvas to paint your picturesque imagination? Whenever a neglected piece of paper, unused napkin, or chocolate foil wrapper catches my eyes, I always...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
516 Words
Ben Franklin once said, 'All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.' Which are you? While some may believe that Benjamin Franklin referenced the three classes as the three main social classes in the past two centuries (peasants, landowners, robber barons), I believe that he expressed the deeper meaning of how a person’s attitude—whether it is moral or selfish—affects his or her motivation for achieving...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
179 Words
Before joining Jazz Band, I was intimidated by the idea of being a soloist; soloing in front of people who are attentively listening to what I play made me nervous to even go up on stage. Overtime, I decided to take a major step and join, knowing that I would be soloing as a flutist for most of the songs. For my first year in Jazz Band, I felt tense and uncomfortable soloing in front of my music teacher and...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
49 Words
I applied to so many colleges, I never had the time to dedicate a particular...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
57 Words
I lived in California all my life, up till I chose to go to University of Pennsylvania....
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.19
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
28
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1770
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1270
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, School Jazz / Orchestra, Japanese Club, Book Buddies
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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