amandab
amandab,
UPenn ‘14
B.A., Latin and Ancient Greek Studies
I'm a submatriculating senior at University of Pennsylvania studying Classical Studies and focusing on Mediterranean Archaeology. I'm also Vice President of a musical theater group.
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Rye, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Italian, Greek

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Latin and Ancient Greek Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
61 Words
Career aspirations, Reaching a goal
I've wanted to be an Archaeologist my whole life. I applied to transfer because I knew the University of Pennsylvania was famous for its Classical Studies department and involvement in the world of museums and archaeology. Although I greatly appreciate my time at Johns Hopkins, I believe the University of Pennsylvania was a better fit for my academic and career goals.
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General Admissions Advice

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
26 Words
If you're going into a pretty small major,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
38 Words
I did a lot of googling and research. I went back...
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What set me apart from other applicants
19 Words
Showing passion for the things I'm...
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My advice about getting recommenders
57 Words
I chose professors I knew favored me and teachers I had had personal experience with, outside the...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2140
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsRowing (Crew)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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Experience & Awards

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Awards Received

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