College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania ‘17
BS, Nursing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

nursing student, runner
From: North Attleboro , Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, UMass, George Mason, Catholic UA, Villanova
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 2200
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

Top 5%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field, Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

555 Words
“Runners, take your mark!” Deep breath. I tighten my ponytail, readjust my watch, triple knot my shoes, and shake out my legs one last time. I pause and glance at the official. “You can do this Lizzie,” I say to myself. It is my time to shine. I am on the line about to start the biggest race of the season. Months, maybe even years, of hard work have prepared me for this day, yet I am trembling, nervous about...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
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Additional Essay Details:
39 Words
The first essay asked what opportunities I would take advantage of at my school. The second essay was a question based on a quote by Ben Franklin. They basically wanted to know who we were and what we believed.

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
1 Words

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
37 Words
Look at your high school (most schools have a posting somewhere), at big organizations such as Dunkin Donuts, and ask your college. I applied to over 20 and ended up receiving at least $5000 extra in random scholarships around

Post-college plans
33 Words
I plan to become a pediatric nurse practitioner. I talked to the admission's counselor at the School of nursing and I think that really motivated me even more while helping me get in

What I like about my school’s location and culture
24 Words
It is in an awesome location in University City in Philadelphia. It is so close to Center City while still having a beautiful campus.

My favorite course thus far, and why
65 Words
My favorite course thus far has been an education course on children's literature. I liked this course so much because it not only allowed me to reread and reevaluate my favorite books from when I was a kid, but also allowed me to work with kids from nearby schools as they learned to read. I liked how we combined our...