College Admissions Info

mint.green
mint.green
University of Pennsylvania ‘14
BS, Marketing, Operations Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Graduate of The Wharton School
From: Memphis , Tennessee
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: UPenn
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2140
SAT
34
ACT
Highest SAT: 2140
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Charity Drive Organizing, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Multicultural / International Club, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Computer / Technology Volunteer
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College Application Essays

My Name And Its Impact On Me A dentist looks at my medical records and asks, “How do you pronounce your name?” I reply, “Chin chin. It’s as if the Qing and xin sound the same.” Another one that occurs regularly: a secretary in the school office says, “Name, please.” “Qingxin.” “How do you spell that?” “Q-i-n-g-x-i-n.” Then, she proceeds to write down Quinxin. I do not blame anyone for asking how to pronounce my name nor for incorrectly...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
533 Words
First, there was askJeeves. Now, there is askBen. Ask.com lost its charm when it lost Jeeves from its name. Similarly, Penn would not be the same without Ben. Penn was one of the greatest inventions of Mr. Franklin, and this university offers many unique courses and activities that fit my interests. Wharton has always appealed to me because of its joint concentration program and its exclusive “Environment of Business” courses. Even though I plan to concentrate on marketing and...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
499 Words
Ocarinas and True Religions: The Story of My Life 217 (This title was all part of the header, so it looked like a real page from a book) solving my 5x5 cube while waiting. “Hey, what’s—wow, you can solve 5x5 Rubik’s cubes?” a boy asked, in disbelief. “Yes. I actually learned how to solve them twenty years ago, when I was seventeen. Now, I’m on to the 11x11 cubes. The 5x5’s are lighter, though, making them...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
149 Words
When I was in the eighth grade, I found many of my dad’s stock market books, all still in excellent condition. He had read them all and did not need them. Thus, I decided to sell them on eBay in the hopes that someone else could learn from the books. Ever since that first sale, I have been intrigued by the business world. During the five years I have been active on eBay, I have had many opportunities to...



College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
21 Words
If you know you want to attend Penn, then apply Early Decision! I feel that applying Early increased my chances tremendously.

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
4 Words
Wharton Women, MUSE, CommuniTech

What set me apart from other applicants
149 Words
Being memorable is definitely important for admissions, and the only way to really show how unique you are is through essays. My essay on my name (personal statement) made a deep impact on the Penn admissions officer who was reading over my application. When my high school counselor called Penn to inquire about documents she had sent in, the admissions...



My advice about getting recommenders
216 Words
I had two letters of recommendation; one was from my AP US History teacher, and the other was by my Pre-Calc/AP BC Calc teacher. For my AP US History teacher letter, I made sure that he stressed how I was extremely responsible and reliable. He wrote about the time that I was sick at home but had my mom...