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USC105124,
USC ‘19
B.A., Communication and Media Studies
18, Bilingual, A French-Canadian-Portuguese-Haitian-American
Features Included
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Essays
8
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Scottsdale, Arizona
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American, Hispanic, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Portuguese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Communication and Media Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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On December 14th, 2013, my family lost our home and everything in our possession to a fire. I would like to say that the fire is not central story to my identity, but that would be a lie. Not only did this loss occur the Saturday before my December finals, but also it irreversibly altered my entire second semester of junior year—the most important semester when applying to colleges. Many people call the situation “shocking,” but I find the word ...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
44 Words
In high school, it is crucial to participate in as many internships, jobs,...
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My advice about getting recommenders
69 Words
Get one teacher who knows you BEST, who's seen your best improvement, or who just really appreciates who you are beyond...
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How to increase chances at my school
28 Words
Be a well-rounded individual. Try to diversify your...
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How I chose schools to apply to
80 Words
Applying to schools is hard-- and its even harder to narrow down your list. And applying is extremely expensive to boot. When choosing which...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
42 Words
Whenever possible, TAKE THE COLLEGE TOURS, and when possible, make them DURING THE...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2120
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, French Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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