College Admissions Info

lukehockey
University of Pennsylvania, ‘17

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

From: Lafayette Hill , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Temple
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2100
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

504 Words
I was born with [name of disease], which is a really long way of saying that my muscles have progressively gotten weaker and contracted since my birth. At around the age of 4 or 5 my muscles got too weak for me to walk, so I got my first wheelchair and my family moved into a one-story home. My condition is a relatively new disease in terms of research being done, and I am part of one of the first clinical trials...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
294 Words
I spent the month of July this past summer at the David Rittenhouse Laboratories in a Penn Summer Discovery Experimental Physics Academy. It was an eye-opening experience. I had been on college campuses before, but I had never spent a lengthy period of time on one and certainly had I never taken a course. The work we did at the Labs solidified my interest in physics and math, as well as my interest in Penn’s College of Arts and...





College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
41 Words
For my "Why Penn" essay, I used a specific instance I had...