nicksil
nicksil,
UPenn ‘17
B.S., Economics
I am a freshman, originally from central Massachusetts, at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School!
Features Included
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Essays
6
Schools
10
Scores
4
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
587 Words
Role model/inspiration
“Ehmahgawd. You’re, like, the modern-day Billy Elliot. Am I right, or am I right?” “You’ve got to be kidding me.” I am not Billy Elliot. I am not a prepubescent, troubled British boy living in an era of financial turmoil, mining strikes, and Maggie Thatcher. My mother did not die when I was a toddler; my father and brother did not push me into boxing; I did not fight for a spot at the Royal Ballet School of...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
89 Words
I strongly considered factors that some students do not think are as important as academics or the school's reputation, including the location (completely urban, urban with a...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
30 Words
To find scholarships, I definitely utilized my high school's...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
52 Words
As a male dancer, I demonstrated to schools that I was passionate about something outside of...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
61 Words
There were two main reasons I chose the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania over other schools....
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, School Theater/Plays, Film, Hospital Volunteer, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team, School Choir

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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