kawong27
kawong27,
UPenn ‘10
B.A., Economics, , Sociology
JD/MBA with an interest in social entrepreneurship
Features Included
1
Essays
11
Schools
14
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown St. Louis, Missouri
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
41 Words
Chinese heritage, Embracing your heritage
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.
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General 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,...
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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...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2260
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsField Hockey

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, School Theater/Plays, School Jazz / Orchestra, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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