College Admissions Info
University of Pennsylvania ‘15
- Test Scores
- High School Performance
- Extracurriculars & Awards
- Personal statement
- 1 supplemental essays
- 2 advice topics
Marketing concentration in The Wharton School at Penn. Involved in the Penn Special Events Committee, and I love reality television.From: Lebanon , Pennsylvania
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UPenn
Is English First Language: Yes
High School Performance
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Extracurriculars & Awards
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, American Red Cross
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays
Upon entry to my bedroom, the first thing you see is an unusual row of stuffed animals above my bed. They are placed individually in the curtain rod, yet packed together so it seems like one entity. While odd for a teenage boy, stuffed animals have become a sort of collection for me. Each one above my bedpost symbolizes an important phase or moment in my life. The first two, facing each other, are a Philadelphia Eagles bear and a...
Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
How will you participate in Penn life/What resources will you use on campus I have always wanted to lead my generation. Having the opportunity to influence the minds of the future thrills me. Fall 2011—my campaign for President of the Class of 2015. With the hearts of the undergraduates inspired, I have the opportunity to bring change for the better. The University of Pennsylvania will witness true leadership as I present to her doorstep a disciplined and worthy generation of...
College Admissions Advice
How I chose schools to apply to
Visiting schools is especially important, crucial for early decision applicants. After visiting a few campuses, I finally settled on wanted to go to Penn because of how perfect it felt. I felt in my gut that I belonged. And that was the most important aspect in my decision.
What set me apart from other applicants
At Ivy League universities specifically, nearly every applicant is academically qualified. A lot of importance seems to go into your essays. I was not the most qualified applicant in extracurriculars or academics, people with better applications were denied. But my essay was different, personal, and well written. I think that got me in.