College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘15
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Entrepreneurship

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

UPenn '19 - Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology
From: Greenwood Villa , Colorado
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: UMich, UPenn, Duke, U Illinois, Cornell, GA Tech, Lehigh, Purdue
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2180
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High School Performance

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

Sports: Tennis, Baseball
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA)
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
624 Words
At 7:00 a.m. on summer mornings my dad would stomp up the spiral staircase to the loft of our mountain condo and flip the lights on. I was instantly awake, my mind humming, but my dad would have to drag my sister out of bed. Wanting to be like her (as all little siblings do), I pretended to still be asleep. When my sister had finally risen, we would grab our hiking boots and red fleeces and hit the trails....

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
630 Words
When I imagine myself in 10 years, I’m standing in front of a group of venture capitalists making a compelling pitch for my next product. The product I’m pitching is most likely something I started to imagine after stumbling across a problem in one way or another. This problem likely would not stop bothering me, so I finally went down to my basement and started tinkering. One design led to another and I ultimately came up with a prototype....

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
61 Words
I think the fit of the program is the most important aspect. When I learned about M&T...

Why I ultimately chose my school
35 Words
Visit the campus of the schools you want to go to!...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
41 Words
I used a private admissions counselor. It was actually pretty useful for...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
53 Words
I actually helped my friend transfer into UPenn. There are definitely a few things Penn LOVES...