College Admissions Info

kawong27
kawong27
University of Pennsylvania ‘10
BA, Economics, Sociology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

JD/MBA with an interest in social entrepreneurship
From: St. Louis , Missouri
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, NYU, Northwestern, Illinois, Washington, USC, UC Berkeley, UCLA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese, French

Test Scores

2260
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2260
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Field Hockey
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, School theater/plays, School Jazz / Orchestra, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

41 Words
In my personal statement, I wrote about coming to terms with my Asian American identity, focusing on the experience of encountering racism, both through my experiences doing dramatic interpretation in speech and debate, and through interactions in my every day life.

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
161 Words
I loved my extracurricular activities in college. They defined my college experience. College is the last time that you will be able to do fun activities, so I highly encourage you to try activities that you won't be able to do in the working world. Activities like dancing,...





How I chose schools to apply to
163 Words
I chose the schools that I applied to mainly based on the type of location I wanted to be in. I knew I wanted to be in a more urban setting. I wanted to be in a city. The thought of being in a suburban area for four years...