afternoontea
afternoontea,
UPenn ‘17
B.A., Economics, , History
Freshman at the University of Pennsylvania studying Economics and History
Features Included
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Essays
15
Schools
14
Scores
7
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Philadelphia
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Temple University (Philadelphia, 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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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
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General 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,...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
48 Words
I had four interviews. The ones that went the best were when I was...
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What set me apart from other applicants
29 Words
At the time of my application I was living...
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How I chose schools to apply to
79 Words
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...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
119 Words
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...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
113 Words
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...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
92 Words
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...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2050
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBroadcast Journalism / Media / Television, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Math Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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