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  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

Former pre-med student interested in the intersection of psychology and marketing.
From: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Pitt
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1570
Highest SAT: 2320
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: High at first but got worse

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

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...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
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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...