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University of Pennsylvania - Class of 2025 Early Decision

ryders3ryders3 18 replies4 threads Junior Member
Everyone post stats, ECs, school/major of choice, and your general thoughts on the application process.
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  • FSODj34FSODj34 2 replies0 threads New Member
    GPA: 3.82 out of 4
    SAT: 1530 (superscored)

    School of Choice: College of Arts and Sciences
    Major of Choice: Political Science or Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

    Extracurriculars:
    - State House internship

    - Lobbying firm internship

    - State Senate Campaign Field Organizer

    - Worked at a presidential campaign HQ for the month of August, 2019 and flew back out to help coordinate HQ phone banking operations in January, 2020 before the IA Caucuses.

    - Member of the school disciplinary committee for three years.

    - Head Delegate of Model UN Team and President of the Democrats Club

    - Campaign management firm internship where I focused on researching marijuana policy and assisting in a state representative campaign.

    - Current chairman of a local village steering committee for the 6,000 person village I live in.

    - Alternate member on my town's historic district commission.

    - Did Varsity Crew for the past four years at my school.

    - Elected a delegate for my town to the Democratic State Convention in 2019 and 2020.

    - Poll worker at my local polling location for the past four elections.

    Extra Comments:
    - Won the Award for Excellence in Chinese IV (the school's highest class in Mandarin)

    - Am a legacy.

    Overall Comments:
    I honestly don't think I'll get in but I'm giving it a shot because I'd love to attend; honestly though, wherever we attend college we'll only be as successful as we push ourselves to be. So I'll be sure to make the absolute best of wherever I get in and decide to be for the next four years! Also once you are smart enough to ED to a school like Penn and even hope to get in then it honestly just becomes a crapshoot dependent on what the school is seeking in applicants or need more of that year.
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  • Adedios10Adedios10 5 replies1 threads New Member
    Demographics:
    URM(Hispanic), 1st generation immigrant, middle-high income, male, live in Indiana

    School:
    most competitive school in the state, private, upper school population of around 400, regularly send 10-15 to Ivy every year, 10-13 to Ivy equivalents. Small grade, 74 students.

    Testing/GPA:
    ACT 34, Superscore 34
    GPA 3.9, WGPA 4.21
    CEFR (European Language academy thing) B2 French accreditation (max is C1)
    School doesn't class rank

    *GPA Disclaimer* I was a wild kid freshman year so i messed up hard, but ever since second semester sophomore year, I have been straight A's, not a single A-

    Classes:
    All classes at my school are considered "honors" relative to their equivalents in my state, but here are my AP's:

    AP Spanish (9th): 5
    AP French (10th): 4
    French Seminar/ aka college level stuff after AP (11th)
    Spanish Seminar/ college level stuff after AP (12th, did it for fun more than anything)
    APUSH (11th): 5
    AP Lang (11th): 5
    AP Micro (11th): 4 (Ik, it sucks but it was the Covid test so it screwed me up a bit)
    AP Macro (11th): 4
    AP World History (12th)
    AP Psychology (12th)
    AP Calc AB (12th) (my school organizes math very weirdly, will not doing BC hurt me a lot?)
    AP Stats (12th)
    AP Lit (12th)

    Awards:
    Honestly the typical stuff, not my proudest category

    College Board Hispanic Recognition Program Award
    Honor Roll all 4 Years
    AP Scholar with distinction
    Cum Laude Commendation all 4 years
    Varsity Letter (2 years)

    EC's
    Wharton Business Program (Global Youth Scholars) Future of the Business World (11th)

    IU Kelley MEET Kelley program (11th)

    President of Young Investors Club (9th-12th)

    Foreign Immersion Program in Toulouse, France (10th)

    Kumon Math Student (9th-12th)

    MUN Club member (9-12th)

    Varsity Soccer (9-10)

    Kumon Tutor and Bookeeper (10th-12th)

    Spanish Retirement Home Volunteer and Aide (10th)

    Teaching Assistant at my school for Spanish III (12th)

    Portfolio management (11-12th)

    Wont talk about essays and rec's, since everyone says theyre amazing so whats the point in saying mine are aswell lolllllll
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  • spinCaster15spinCaster15 93 replies6 threads Junior Member
    Hi all! I'm a current student at Penn Engineering. If anyone has any application questions or questions about anything Penn related, feel free to PM me!
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