College Admissions Info

University of Pennsylvania, ‘17
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Richboro , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Penn State, Lafayette, UPenn, Cornell, Lehigh
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Photography / Film, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring, Volunteer Coach, Science Club/Team, Debate Club/Team
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College Application Essays

One Point Seven Seconds Fists clenched tightly, shaking, I sat on the curb and waited. ∆X = ½at2 + V1t 30ft = ½(0)t2 + 17ft/sect 30ft = 17ft/sect t = 1.7 sec I thought about how I had finally messed up, and I had messed up badly. Waiting for my parents, I could only think of the physics of the situation. The acceleration was zero, so distance equaled rate times time. In one point seven seconds, my day went from the most outstanding to...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
303 Words
Penn will allow me to study not just engineering courses but also courses in the liberal arts fields such as business, linguistics, and writing. Starting when I was a toddler, my parents continuously found me in precarious situations. As soon as the dishwasher opened, I would be lying on my back, nose almost touching the door, trying to figure out how it worked. I am not sure if it was those incidents or the dismantled electronic toys that tipped them...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
25 Words
In the northern hemisphere, a western coastline (on the eastern side of an ocean), with a dominant wind blowing from North to South would experience

Additional Essay Details:
13 Words
These essays were all used for my application to the University of Pennsylvania.

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