RronR
RronR,
UPenn ‘17
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering
An 18 year old student from Kosovo coming for the first time to US for college.
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
4
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Prishtina, Kosovo
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken English, Turkish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
528 Words
Issue of personal significance
My life has been very interesting so far. It’s been a life full of different experiences that have caused moments of joy as well as moments of sadness. Most importantly, all these different experiences have contributed in shaping my personality and helping me grow as a person. Coming from a country like Kosovo adds much shape to the way one thinks, lives and acts. Kosovo, a post-war country with a new era of development ahead, struggled much in the...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
354 Words
Why Penn Engineering? Since I was a kid, I always wanted to become an engineer. My father, an electrical and electronic engineer, used to explain me how basic things worked and how engineers made different devices which helped people perform tasks faster and better. I quickly learned how to change a bulb or fix a broken plug. Together with my father we would make up new toys and put them into work. I have always been fascinated by technological developments...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
585 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? Life challenges us all. Besides being beautiful, it’s full of difficulties. There is no human being on Earth, strong, powerful, wise or rich, who has not experienced struggle, suffer or failure. These difficulties test the courage, patience, perseverance and true character of a human being. And exactly these times of hardship identify whether...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
17 Words
Try to do as many...
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How I chose schools to apply to
31 Words
The most important things are to see if the...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2180
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsBasketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCharity Drive Organizing, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Volunteer Coach, Student Activities Committee

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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