andie
andie,
UPenn ‘17
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
I am currently an undergraduate majoring in Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. I love to play saxophone in the Penn Band and soccer in Penn Park! Also, tree climbing is my jam - don't worry, there are some trees in Philly!
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
12
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
558 Words
Creative personal story
Fnet = m(A+) He barely looked me in the eye as he sat hunched over his desk, looking embarrassed. Nervous hands tapped a jittery rhythm on the surface. He was only here because Mr. L had made him – or, rather, had “strongly suggested” it. But everyone knew what it meant when the teacher of a class you were failing “strongly suggested” something. I cleared my throat nervously and squeaked, “Hi Jeff, I’m here to tutor you for FACTS.” I...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
327 Words
Ascent “We even have a tree-climbing club!” our tour guide laughed. Immediately, my dad turned to me with a grin. As if I hadn’t already fallen in love with the regal stone buildings and bustling atmosphere of the University of Pennsylvania, it even had a club for my favorite pastime. Clearly, just like the branches of a tree, a Penn education was the ascent to success. At the top of the tree lies the goal of my ascent, becoming...
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Additional Essay Details
194 Words
The personal statement is a response to the prompt posed by UPenn that was along the lines of: Benjamin Franklin claimed there are three times of people in the world - those who are movable, those who are immovable, and those who move. Which one are you? I chose that I was one who moves, which explains the last sentence of that essay. This essay took me the longest to come up with a topic because it was clearly the...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
54 Words
Don't feel like you have to be super serious in your essays - the readers usually...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
67 Words
My favorite course I've taken so far has been Biophysics. It took a really practical approach to modeling data and...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
66 Words
Overambitious, charismatic, wild, stressed, open. Penn students really do work hard, play hard, to a fault. There have been...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
108 Words
I joined the Penn Band at University of Pennsylvania because I've been playing the saxophone since 4th grade, and playing piano for longer. Band and music have always been a huge part...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
93 Words
Just do something that you're passionate about. Whether you're a camp counselor because you love playing with the kids, watching them grow, and learning in the most unexpected...
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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
2330
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1570
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMarching Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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