College Admissions Info

pennpapaya
pennpapaya
University of Pennsylvania, ‘17
BA, Cognitive Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Indian freshman in college
From: Chicago
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2390
SAT
36
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2390
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

I froze like a deer caught in headlights. I could feel hundreds of eyes on me, waiting. My mind raced. My heart pounded as I wiped my sweaty palms on my jeans. What should I say? I cleared my throat nervously, stepping up to the microphone and frantically trying to think logically. I began: Graphaspasm. G-R-A-P-H-A-S-P-A-S-M. Graphaspasm? My uncertain voice lingered in the silent auditorium. Then, that dreaded sound, the bane of any serious speller’s existence. Ding. The correct...



College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
147 Words
Penn provides the perfect balance of a liberal arts education with a pre-professional focus. There is an incredible amount of diversity in terms of race, socioeconomic background, academic and extracurricular interests, and geography. The campus is gorgeous and enclosed, while still providing access to...