College Admissions Info

nicksil
nicksil
University of Pennsylvania ‘17
BS, Economics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

I am a freshman, originally from central Massachusetts, at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School!
From: Shrewsbury , Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, NYU, Northeastern, Emerson
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

2230
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
SAT IIs:
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, School Theater/Plays, Film, Hospital Volunteer, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team, School Choir
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Role model/inspiration
587 Words
“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...









College 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...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
30 Words
To find scholarships, I definitely utilized my high school's...





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...





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....