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Do I have a shot at Penn?

lkjwfefbqlkjwfefbq Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
I'm considering applying to UPenn next year and I was wondering if my stats make it even worth applying

~91 GPA (mostly all honors and APs, with skipping levels of classes and an extended concussion sophomore year)
1410 SAT
Double legacy
Debate captain, Model Congress founder and president, National Charity League president, Model United Nations (I will get a position, just don't know which one yet), Human Rights Club leader, DECA founder and co-president, elementary school tutor, sports editor for the school paper, etc
I would also be applying ED :)

I would love to hear if I have any shot of getting into the school (especially with my lower GPA)

Replies to: Do I have a shot at Penn?

  • lkjwfefbqlkjwfefbq Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    oh and I have a part time job where I am a manager and I hold the record for most community service hours in National Charity League (don't know exact number, but 300+)
  • DontskipthemooseDontskipthemoose Registered User Posts: 600 Member
    GPA and SAT are both low for Upenn. Extracurricular activities look good but a little all over the place. What do you plan on studying?
  • lkjwfefbqlkjwfefbq Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    Business. Both of my parents went to Wharton as well. One oh my teachers is going yo stress the leadership and public speaking aspect of my extracurriculars in my rec
  • poptarts4hirepoptarts4hire Registered User Posts: 29 New Member
    Try to get your test scores up.
  • fblapresfblapres Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    You definitely have a shot. Don't doubt yourself!!
  • sydfun1418sydfun1418 Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    You definitely would need to raise your SAT score, but the legacy helps. Debate also looks good on apps, and it'll help if you get picked for an interview (eloquent speaking, filling pauses, etc). Wharton is the most competitive school, so it would be tough, but you'd definitely be considered.
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