College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘17
BA, Economics, History

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 7 advice topics

Student Background

Freshman at the University of Pennsylvania studying Economics and History
From: Philadelphia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Georgetown, NYU, BU, Northeastern, Fordham, Villanova, American, Temple
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
Highest SAT: 2050
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Math Team
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
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College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
111 Words
I applied to several schools early action, but none early decision because I was afraid I wouldn't be able to afford it. When I found that that I was deferred from Georgetown University,...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I had four interviews. The ones that went the best were when I was...

What set me apart from other applicants
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At the time of my application I was living...

How I chose schools to apply to
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I applied to some top schools that would give me some financial aid, some schools where i felt I'd be a good fit and...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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I checked with my city and neighborhood, do the same! You'll be surprised how many scholarships you can find for a very small demographic. A lot of them may be small, like around $100-$1000, but every...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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My school is extremely diverse, which is what I really love about Penn. There is a fair amount of the stereotypical "Ivy Kids" (come from rich families, spoiled, WASP), but you will also find...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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The reason is two-fold. First of all, Penn is an amazing school and has been my dream school for many years. Secondly, Penn gave me an amazing financial...