GJuana
GJuana,
UPenn ‘17
B.A., Urban Studies and Affairs
My name is Juana Granados and I am currently attending the University of Pennsylvania.
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
9
Scores
4
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Houston, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)
  • University of Houston  (Houston, TX)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Urban Studies and Affairs

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
532 Words
Diversity statement
Pioneering to the West Coast At the age of eight, I learned what it was to be in this country “illegally” after I saw the second of my two bright, older sisters tearing up as she received her high school diploma. She had realized that she, like my other sister, would not be able to go to college because of her undocumented status in this country. She was graduating in the top five percent of a class that she had...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
507 Words
Anchor Like the California redwood, who sits on the same piece of land for centuries, I am immovable. Unexpected challenges may batter me from time to time, but I continue to stand erect with my head held high and an unwavering mind. I am of the class that is immovable. When I am presented with a challenge, I remain strong and firm the entire time, refusing to let myself fall. Physically, I can be moved but mentally and emotionally I...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
39 Words
Make sure that when you are genuine when you are interviewing. During...
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What set me apart from other applicants
49 Words
I think I stood out because of how I've responded to adversity in my life. ...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
187 Words
I only did interviews for two schools: Rice and the University of Pennsylvania. I would generally say that both interviews went well. For Rice, I met my interviewer at a coffee shop near the university. The interview lasted just under an hour, which was a little longer than the 30 minute time estimate that had been given...
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What set me apart from other applicants
78 Words
I can't say for sure that this is what got me into Penn, but I have a feeling that it was a big...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.1
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2020
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1420
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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