mwwang14
mwwang14,
USC ‘18
B.S., Community Health and Preventive Medicine
A romantic with a passion for medicine and business. Let me know how I can help you.
Features Included
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Essays
5
Schools
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Scores
5
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angles, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision, Transfer
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Community Health and Preventive Medicine

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I was hopeful. But. When I came back from China a few years ago, I was swept into a tempest of Asian American culture that demands results. As an idealistic teenager, I struggled against this powerful tide. For one reason or another, Asian parents seemed willing to turn their children into achieving machines that checked off all the appropriate boxes on an endless list of achievements. I was loved. But. It did not feel unconditional. Instead, it took the form...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
13 Words
ACADECA- Honor society that...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
13 Words
Organic Chemistry- Challenging, really...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Ambitious, Prideful,...
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How to approach transferring schools
26 Words
You have to have a really really good...
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My advice about getting recommenders
34 Words
Start early, don't wait until the last minute. Also, remember...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2040
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1430
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsFootball, Lacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAsian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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