marniewells
marniewells,
Penn State ‘17
B.S., Marketing
Intern at Inspired Beauty
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
5
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Roslyn Heights, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, Black / African American, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • University of Delaware (Newark, DE)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Marketing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
571 Words
One moment that changed you
The doorbell rang. Mom scurried to answer it. I strained to overhear the muffled words from an unfamiliar voice as I listened from my room. “Mindy, the results came back positive. You have melanoma.” Melanoma? Cancer. My mom has cancer? Did I hear it correctly? My heart began to pound faster and faster. My mind raced, refusing to accept what I had just heard. This must be a mistake! Surely my determined, full-of-life, beautiful mother couldn’t be sick. That...
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Supplemental Essay Explaining low grades/scores
553 Words
Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, was known as a man of few words. Notwithstanding, one quote attributed to him speaks to me: Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. This particular aphorism not only personally resonates,...
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Additional Essay Details
544 Words
Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, was known as a man of few words. Notwithstanding, one quote attributed to him speaks to me: Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. This particular aphorism not only personally resonates,...
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
303 Words
Wisconsin is a large school with a ton of spirit and great academic opportunities. With over 160 undergraduate majors to choose from I would be sure to find a major, as I am going in as undeclared freshman year. I look forward to taking a wide range of courses and am confident that the academic programs at Wisconsin will allow and help me to find my niche. Throughout high school, I have participated in a multitude of community services; from working at Winthrop Hospital, to mentoring kids with learning disabilities, and to cooking with kids every Saturday, I have embraced each...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
26 Words
Helped really organize myself. With applying to many...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.60
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1650
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1190
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field , Softball , Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCharity Drive Organizing, Conservancy Volunteer, Emergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD)
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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