College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘17
BA, History, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 10 advice topics

Student Background

My name is Daisy. I am 19 and in my second semester of my Freshman year, looking to major in Political Science (History Minor?)
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1360
Highest SAT: 1920
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Debate Club/Team, Multicultural / International Club
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College Application Essays

113 Words
My world has been almost completely shaped by the single most influential person in my life: my mom. She shaped my world to be one where I am not afraid to speak my mind; one where I can be surrounded by poverty and gang violence, yet feel as if I'm completely safe and have the ability to rise above my surroundings (through various means). As a single mother who earns about $13,000 a year, she manages to keep my brothers and...

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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If you are meeting a college representative (or alumni) for an interview for a place unfamiliar to you,...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I was assisted by a non-profit college-assistance organization. I had a personal counselor who helped me...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I had very positive interview experiences. All the interviewers were sweet and very understanding of any nervousness you may be feeling and only...

How to increase chances at my school
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Do your best to distinguish yourself...

Post-college plans
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I plan to attend...

What I’d change about my application process
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I would give myself...

What set me apart from other applicants
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I come from an absolutely terrible school in a terrible neighborhood and it was not very hard to stand out there. I have seen...

My advice about getting recommenders
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My AP United States History teacher wrote one of my recommendation letters. I absolutely adored his class and although I wasn't his best student (I didn't turn in many assignments), he understood my passion for History and I was also the first person in any of his classes...

Why I declined other schools
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I visited to other schools I had been accepted to and...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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FINANCIAL AID PACKAGE! Full Ride basically. But I love it here and I...