College Admissions Info

shresh.b
shresh.b
University of Pennsylvania, ‘17
BS, Finance, Statistics, International Studies, International Business

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

I grew up around the world, learnt 5 languages, and love to travel
From: Bangalore , India
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: UPenn
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Japanese, Tamil, Hindi

Test Scores

2090
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1460
Highest SAT: 2090
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: International
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
492 Words
The Hustler Rises My career as a salesman began in 2006 in Tokyo, Japan. In the months leading up to the annual cocktail night for parents, we students were given the responsibility to sell raffle tickets. This was incentivized by an iPod being the reward for selling the most tickets. Selling my first ticket to a complete stranger outside the local supermarket was nerve-racking. It was a month since I had moved to Japan from Paris and I could hardly communicate...







College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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How to increase chances at my school
57 Words
One thing that helped me with school-based essays was integrating information about the school or highlighting the...