pllow
pllow,
UPenn ‘17
B.A., Economics
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
10
Scores
4
Advice
6
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Iowa City
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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The Evolution of Ray (2012) Ray was a short name. It seemed to fit any personality. I didn't know what kind of character I wanted to write yet, and I'd find out along the way. In the meantime, Ray would do. In seventh grade, Ray Zandiel was twelve too, whisked away from one of her mother's awful galas by a purple- eyed stranger. He gave her sweet "beilloc"; to chew, and they ascended into a city among the clouds. Then time...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
517 Words
Immovable (2012) I nudge open the door in the darkness. It grates against the frame, but doesn't give me away. Inside my parents snore oblivious. I feel bad waking them up. The door shudders closed again. I return to my room, stare at the ceiling. My Calculus teacher's words run like a broken record through my head: you already know all the material. Sleep is the best way to study. But thinking about sleep, as everyone knows, is the surest way...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
381 Words
A Penn education provides a liberal arts and sciences foundation across multiple disciplines with a practical emphasis in one of four undergraduate schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of Nursing, or the Wharton School. Given the undergraduate school to which you are applying, please discuss how you will engage academically at Penn. (Please answer in 300 words or less.) Freakonomics (Levitt and Dubner) started it all. It revealed a subject I...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
75 Words
I was lucky enough to win National Scholastic Writing recognition: a gold medal for my science fiction writing in 2009 and silver and American...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
11 Words
No, I am...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
46 Words
I received a scholarship from NMSC as well as one from my father's company....
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How I chose schools to apply to
141 Words
I wanted to major in Economics, so finding schools that had economics programs was not too difficult. Also, touring colleges in the Northeast really gave me a feel for what each of those colleges were like-- how walkable they were, what atmosphere...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2360
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis, Martial Arts

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesLocal Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Math Team, Library Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
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