College Admissions Info

BhavzMalk
BhavzMalk
University of Pennsylvania ‘17
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hello! I'm Bhavish, and I'm currently a freshman undergrad at the University of Pennsylvania, studying Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Besides school, I love to take part in the arts, such as plays, musicals, and other performance based stuff!
From: Voorhees
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Rutgers
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2180
SAT
34
ACT
Highest SAT: 2180
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Tutoring/Mentoring, School theater/plays
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Role model/inspiration
487 Words
It was surreal. The fact that anyone who could possibly do that was astounding! My uncle then proceeded to sit down and explain to me how it was done. In the summer of 2000, my family and I took a vacation to India. While there, I got a chance to meet my uncle for the very first time. In the midst of our vacation, my uncle came up to me, and asked, “Do you want to see something incredible?” I, being...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
34 Words
Explained that Penn allows undergrads to take classes in any of the 12 undergrad or grad schools, and showed why it would be perfect, as it would allow me to explore all of my interests.

College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
54 Words
Defnitely try to send a letter in expressing your interest in a college after being waitlisted or deferred. It helps them know how interested you are, plus if they're on the fence about accepting you it may help a bit, as colleges seem to like getting as close to a 100% retention rate as possible.

What set me apart from other applicants
53 Words
I think having something different about yourself really increases chances. For me, I did a lot of theater and acting in school, though my major is engineering in college. It sort of shows true passions come about, rather than the normal " let me do these activities because they look good on a resume."