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UPenn ED Class of 2022 Discussion

collegereadyqurlcollegereadyqurl Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
edited December 2017 in University of Pennsylvania
What are the recommended awards, summer programs, ec's, act scores, etc?
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Replies to: UPenn ED Class of 2022 Discussion

  • kjake2000kjake2000 Registered User Posts: 1,219 Senior Member
    a 34+ for a decent shot
  • collegereadyqurlcollegereadyqurl Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    Is a 33C competitive? Or should I retake?
  • RaystichRaystich Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    We should make a group me chat guys! We can all message each other in it and better discuss advice and tips for college admissions!
  • aneeshs17aneeshs17 Registered User Posts: 142 Junior Member
    @collegereadyqurl: Depends. If you're an unhooked Indian Male like me, 34-36 is the only way for a semi-decent shot. If you're any other race/ethnicity besides Asian, 33C is right in the mix and you'd be considered decently competitive. Just make sure your other stats and parts of your application aren't low, like GPA, EC's, Essays, etc. and you should be good :)
  • TheElusiveGodTheElusiveGod Registered User Posts: 146 Junior Member
    @kidfood So stressed! Starting my application now, actually!
  • vegucated26vegucated26 Registered User Posts: 250 Junior Member
    @kidfood @TheElusiveGod ugh you guys I'm so stressed!! I started my common app essay but am really overwhelmed with everything else!
  • JSavage18JSavage18 Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
    Is the common app already open?? I thought it reset each August.
  • machiavelli1738machiavelli1738 Registered User Posts: 44 Junior Member
    hey guys! I was in ur shoes just a year ago and will be attending penn this fall! I'd love to help answer any questions about the whole process! My one bit of advice would be to focus on your essays! They really help set you apart from everybody else and i feel like not enough focus is spent on them! Also there are fly-in programs for Penn, one called PEEP that can help your chances of getting in.
  • IgotmyionyouIgotmyionyou Registered User Posts: 39 Junior Member
    Thank you! I finalized my decision about applying ED and I'm excited but I'm also super nervous about it... I am about to start writing my why Penn essay this week.
  • SuperGymnast_04SuperGymnast_04 Registered User Posts: 204 Junior Member
    edited June 2017
    Starting my application and I'm already kinda nervous...it's SO competitive! I'm debating applying ED. machiavelli1738 thank you so much for telling me about PEEP! Did a quick google search and I really want to go. I'm African American so this could really help me. Do you know how much it influences chances of admission?
  • machiavelli1738machiavelli1738 Registered User Posts: 44 Junior Member
    @SuperGymnast_04 I heard it rly rly rly helps, although it's not guaranteed you definitely get a leg up! I would def recommend attending it if you're seriously considering penn
  • TheElusiveGodTheElusiveGod Registered User Posts: 146 Junior Member
    @machiavelli1738 Hey! Do you know anything about the Computer and Cognitive Science: Artificial Intelligence Program? I am very interested in it, and I hope you can give me some advice about applying! Thank you!
  • machiavelli1738machiavelli1738 Registered User Posts: 44 Junior Member
    @TheElusiveGod i rly wish i could help you out there but I am in the Wharton school and am not smart enough to be dealing with computers haha so I have no idea how the comp programs work : /
  • Penn95Penn95 Registered User Posts: 2,320 Senior Member
    edited July 2017
    @TheElusiveGod It is a quite selective dual degree program. This past year I interviewed 5 really smart and impressive kids who applied to this program and none of them got it... It is definitely a very cool program and it is becoming more and more popular since these are very hot fields. My advice would be to show adcoms compelling reasons why you are interested in this program. This should show through your schoolwork, extracurriculars, you can mention it in your Penn supplement essays and go into some detail about it. Just research the program very well and emphasize those aspects of your profile that make you a good fit for the program.
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