Sirmina
Sirmina,
UPenn ‘17
B.A., Economics, , Mathematics, , Statistics
There are only three things I need to survive in life: food, water, and Pokemon. But in actuality, I'm a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania with big dreams and a big heart.
Features Included
4
Essays
5
Schools
13
Scores
2
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Cary, North Carolina
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Bulgarian, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
531 Words
Issue of personal significance
“Why should I listen to you? I don’t have to and you can’t make me!” The kid whom I asked to do a favor for me was a foot taller, and he shrugged off my comment. With every inch’s difference, my importance felt like it was shrinking. It wasn’t the first time either. Some of my friends even use me as a shoulder rest because they are far taller than me. Although they don’t realize...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
35 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? (Please answer in 300-500 words.)
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Additional Essay Details
519 Words
Franklin had politics in mind when he said this. The immovable are set in their beliefs and see the world in black and white. Those that move are leaders who persuade, mobilize, and focus the efforts of others to accomplish goals. The movable allow flexibility, compromise, and rational thinking. It is easy to draw parallels with the present American society and politics. It is tempting to depict myself as a mover. Allow me to take a different perspective. As a...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
49 Words
Originally, I chose two teachers from my junior year of high school: my calculus teacher...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
79 Words
RESEARCH YOUR SCHOOL. Figure out your own interests first and then search for where they might fit in at that specific school. Be it...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2270
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesLocal Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Marching Band, Math Team, National Honor Society, School Band, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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