College Admissions Info

nischayu
nischayu
University of Pennsylvania ‘17
BS, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am an Undergraduate at the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania studying finance, management, and statistics
From: Chandler , Arizona
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Arizona State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Telugu, Spanish

Test Scores

2220
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2220
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, School Band
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College Application Essays

506 Words
As a sophomore, I began to expand my leadership roles by becoming captain of my policy debate team. As a mentor, I knew I needed to develop a leadership style and teaching method which would challenge my novices while continuing to maintain their interest. However, the event that epitomized my development was not an everyday experience. After a year of debating, I was ready for the next challenge in my quest for greatness; I lead my team to the illustrious...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
304 Words
My journey of exploring interests began in elementary school when visions of singing on a grand stage captured my imagination. As I matured, a variety of interests drew my attention, particularly corporate law. Summer internships solidified economics and public policy as a personalized niche. As I searched for a school which would provide the best education for a thorough understanding of business and economics, the Wharton Business School shone amongst the abundance of colleges. As I navigated through Wharton’s...





Supplemental Essay: Using a metaphor
529 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? (300-500) Towards the beginning of my senior year, I began running two miles daily. With legs churning, I pondered a vast array of topics, ranging from debate topics and philosophical questions, to ways of asking out the cute girl in my English class. Whether it was continuing to think or taking tangible action,...









College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
85 Words
Do not use one. My parents paid thousands of dollars for one...and I only got into the colleges that she did not help on. If...





Why I ultimately chose my school
58 Words
I think there are several factors that make Penn the best school. First, it's an amazing school....