sregan20
sregan20,
UPenn ‘17
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
20 year old girl from Chicago, Rising Junior
Features Included
3
Essays
3
Schools
7
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
76 Words
Volunteer/public interest work
In my essay, I wrote about working with an adolescent who was essentially nonverbal and autistic during high school. He talked to no one for the first few months, but wished me a happy birthday on my birthday. My essay was essentially about how much of an impact words can have and how I wanted to use my words to influence those around me positively, just as the boy who impacted my life so much did.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
4 Words
full essay
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Additional Essay Details
521 Words
Ben Franklin said, “All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.” Which are you? --University of Pennsylvania The periodic table: Any chemistry student’s best friend; the beautifully designed and intricately organized. All elements can be divided into three classes: metals, nonmetals, and metalloids. Some might say that mankind’s complex character does not obey scientific laws and could never be summed up in a single table. However, the...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
92 Words
Visit your favorites. You really can't tell everything about a school unless you are there. For me, I chose Penn ultimately because I liked the vibe of the...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
35 Words
UPenn is very much an urban campus, and its amazing! Please...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
142 Words
I had a phone interview for UPenn. My interviewer was very young and super chill which was good for me. Make sure you calm down and seem interested in the school. It is much better to ask genuine questions and have a good...
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Why I declined other schools
12 Words
I declined Duke but...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
28 Words
I just used my school guidance counselor, but...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBest Buddies, Tutoring/Mentoring, Drama Production Crew, Student Council / Government, Special Olympics

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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