• Nora Sun

Tags: UPenn, first generation, low income

Institution: University of Pennsylvania

Study: Major in cognitive science, minor in computer science

High School Experience

High school was a very positive experience for me, I liked most of my teachers as well as my peers.

Course choices

My favorite classes in high school were calculus and environmental science.


AP environmental science: 4


3.7 unweighted

Standardized Testing

SAT: 1400


I played varsity baseball and varsity football for 3 years.


Of the three teachers that wrote my recommendations, I was very close with two of them.


My essays were about some experiences I had growing up.


I think my test score and essays made my application stand out.


In school, prioritize your own learning and set goals to succeed academically.


I’m considered low income first generation, and I was recruited to my school to play football.


I was recruited for football.

#UPenn #first_generation #low_income

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