madisonm
madisonm,
UPenn ‘17
B.S., Economics, , Finance, , Marketing
Features Included
4
Essays
7
Schools
13
Scores
2
Advice
3
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Napa, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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A Hamburger Fresh and Fine and Mine While sorting through a box of old letters, I came across a Christmas card my grandfather gave me last year. As I read his messy scrawl, tears welled up in my eyes. “He’s really gone,” I thought. I suddenly realized I would never receive another special note from him. As I stared at his little doodle of a Christmas tree, I reflected on the tremendous impact my beloved granddad had on me....
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
371 Words
When people ask if I have any siblings, I always respond, “Yes, I have a dog!” Until recently, I never realized the extent that being a dog lover defined me. My puppy Cassidy is my fourth golden retriever; in her mind she owns me. I see golden retriever traits in myself. Like Cassidy, I am smart, approachable, loving, spontaneous, athletic and outdoorsy. I like to believe I’m decently intelligent. I’ve always loved learning something new, blurting out a ...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
437 Words
Global warming, climate change and pollution are huge issues facing the United States and the international community. The ramifications are only increasing as developing nations such as India, China and Mexico strive to compete in the global economy. As previously undeveloped nations further industrialize, their demand for raw materials and output of pollutants markedly increases. This growing demand for products in newly industrialized nations results in a significant increase in factories. However, the governments of these nations have not enacted...
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Supplemental Essay Time off from school
457 Words
My waterskis skimmed the glassy surface of Lake Arrowhead. As frothy, white water splashed around me, I gazed out onto the pine trees that surround the alpine lake. I love it here. It’s my place to get away from the commitments and pressures I have at home and take time to enjoy nature and the people I love. I have spent the same week at “Bruin Woods” every summer since I was five years old. We see the same...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
67 Words
Start thinking about who you want to write your letters of recommendations early. It's best to use teachers from different...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
65 Words
Choosing a school was incredibly difficult for me. I ended up selecting Penn based on a combination of factors like:...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Track & Field (Recruited), Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAfter School Sports Coach, Best Buddies, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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