JSobel
JSobel,
UPenn ‘17
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Features Included
4
Essays
8
Schools
8
Scores
0
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Richboro, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Photography / Film, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring, Volunteer Coach, Science Club/Team, Debate Club/Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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