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markr97
markr97
University of Pennsylvania, ‘19
BS, International Studies, International Business

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays

Student Background

Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business! I'm a New Jersey native with a passion for entrepreneurship and learning about the world .
From: Morganville , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Rutgers, UPenn
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2400
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2400
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High School Performance

4.49
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Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Spanish Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, National Honor Society, Debate Club/Team, Marching Band, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn was my Disney World. While other children my age dreamed of visiting the land of Mickey Mouse and magic, I was happier with exhibition chess matches and matzo balls the size of my head. I always looked forward to following Shore Boulevard along Sheepshead Bay while holding my grandfather’s hand. I wanted to venture far from our starting point, but Grandpa would make us turn around before Holocaust Memorial Park. We would retrace our steps, passing...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
659 Words
In his famous essay “I, Pencil,” Leonard E. Read discusses the origin story of a lowly writing utensil. The humble pencil’s materials come from a myriad of locations around the world and are produced by workers with a wide range of professions. Read argues that only the work of an ‘Invisible Hand’ can successfully keep this intricate web of global trade connections intact. As a student at the Wharton School, I hope to acquire the tools necessary to better...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
739 Words
In light of your personal interests in language, business, and international affairs, please discuss a current global issue and explain how the Huntsman Program would allow you to explore it in greater depth (500-700 words). Separatism in northern Spain is a complex global issue that can be deeply explored through the Huntsman Program. Catalonia and the Basque Country are two autonomous communities in Spain with their own distinct cultures and languages. Catalonia has scheduled a referendum on secession for early...











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