julial222
julial222,
UPenn ‘23
B.A., Anthropology and Archaeology
from Alpharetta, GA
Features Included
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Essays
4
Schools
6
Scores
6
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Alpharetta, Georgia
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, Native American, White Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo
Other Language(s) Spoken Japanese, French, Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Anthropology and Archaeology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 1 more

School Specific Essays

Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.
   The bus made a turn and all of the sudden the view out of the window became a massive body of water whose calm, blue waves glistened in the sunlight. For a moment, I was mesmerized by its beauty. But as I looked to the other side of the road, I was reminded of its cataclysmic monstrosity that swept away an entire coastal region just one year ago on March 11, 2011. What remained on the lands of Rikuzentakata, Japan were just...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
669 Words
How will you explore your intellectual and academic interests at the University of Pennsylvania? Please answer this question given the specific undergraduate school to which you are applying. (400-650 words)
During my internship at Japan External Trade Organization, I observed US and Japanese companies contact our office with inquiries for expanding their business across the border. One of the main concerns among Japanese companies was trade policies such as tariffs and trade agreements like NAFTA and TPP. As a US citizen, I understand the demand for fair trade and job security by American people. However, as I examine the Japanese news, I am awakened by different aspects of the same...
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School Specific Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
72 Words
I interviewed for Penn at a local Panera bread. It was much more laid back than I expected, but it definitely helps...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How I narrowed down my essay topics
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My original idea for my Personal Statement was to write about my identity of being half-Japanese and half-American and growing up around both...
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My advice about getting recommenders
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I was lucky in that both of my recommenders taught me for three years. Even though they...
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How I made up for low grades in high school
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I thought this was what was going to...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
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Start as early as you can!! I waited until October to finally start writing my Personal Statement, and it caused me a lot of stress mentally and...
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My insights about AP (Advanced Placement) courses and exams
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Try to take as many as possible. The workload is definitely challenging, but it is something that...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.70
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesYearbook, Foreign Exchange, Tutoring/Mentoring, Volunteer Coach, National Honor Society, Academic
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Experience & Awards

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