College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘17
BA, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Chevy Chase , Maryland
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Case, UChicago, UPenn
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Arabic, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2400
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Drama Production Crew, School Theater/Plays
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Art/acting/singing
619 Words
Being Bert BERT JEFFERSON: Small-town, Middle American reporter who gets caught up in the mania of a famous radio host stuck in the house of a generic family. A sincere and smart but somewhat floundering reporter who is overwhelmed by the craziness of the larger-than-life personalities he encounters. I was not bowled over when I first read the script of “The Man Who Came To Dinner” and realized that I would be playing someone who was genuine, intelligent, and ultimately...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
163 Words
Model United Nations (MUN) has given me skills in public speaking, debate, and writing, and taught me about international affairs, working in groups, and creating consensus. However, becoming closely connected to my international peers has been a unique benefit of MUN. I have made friends from such disparate countries as Guatemala, Qatar, and Turkey. I find it fascinating to debate international issues with people who represent diverse viewpoints because the differences between us expand my perspective and our likenesses surprise...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
483 Words
A Penn education provides a liberal arts and sciences foundation across multiple disciplines with a practical emphasis in one of four undergraduate schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of Nursing, or the Wharton School. Given the undergraduate school to which you are applying, please discuss how you will engage academically at Penn. My academic interests have long been trending towards Social Studies as the area that I want to pursue....

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
466 Words
Ben Franklin once said, 'All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.' Which are you? At the daycare where I volunteer, there are two babies who are polar opposites. Che is an energetic toddler who is constantly running and falling. Julian is a shy baby who can walk, but rarely tries because he is not willing to risk falling until he has mastered getting around with his toy...

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