Shane
Shane,
UPenn ‘17
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Economics
Student at University of Pennsylvania
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
13
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Pittsburgh
GenderMale
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)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
607 Words
Study/travel abroad
By all accounts, we should not have been anything alike. He lived in a small town; I lived in a large suburb. He was an only child living with his single mother; my parents are married with three other kids. He went to a Catholic school; I am an atheist who has gone to public school my entire life. We did not even speak the same language. If there is one thing I learned from living in Germany as a...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
543 Words
Prompt: Benjamin Franklin once said there are three types of people in the world: “All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.” Which are you? I move. I am sure every admissions counselor reads thousands of essays every year from thousands of students, each one attempting to become one of the fraction who actually gain admission to this esteemed institution. I am equally sure that, as I did at...
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
118 Words
Penn has a reputation for being the "social Ivy," and they take that reputation seriously. So if you want to get in here, prove that you're an interesting person. If you dryly list your accomplishments,...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
50 Words
Like I have said before, Penn cares greatly about its reputation as the "social Ivy." ...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2290
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Spanish Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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