a ji
a ji,
UPenn ‘17
B.S., Medicine
Former pre-med student interested in the intersection of psychology and marketing.
Features Included
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Essays
3
Schools
11
Scores
1
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
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 Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for in Medicine

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Regardless of the language being translated, a word-for-word translation will never fully communicate the subtleties of the original message. Although it might be highly accurate, it still might not convey the emotion or intent. Particularly in translations from Chinese to English, where there are multiple English translations for one Chinese word, each word or phrase conveys an underlying tone. Additionally, because Chinese is a more concise language than English, I knew that in order to design my tour, I would...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
537 Words
I asked two teachers who taught me junior year to write my recommendation letters. Truth be told, a big factor in my choices lay in the advice I received and later used from an upperclassman friend. As I went to a relatively small school, I lucked out in the sense that I felt like I knew all of my teachers relatively well – it was just up to me to figure out who could, and was willing to, write the best letter for me. One of the teachers I chose was my Advanced Physics teacher. I had spoken to her on...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.60
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School High at first but got worse

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2320
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1570
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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