College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘18
BS, Community Health and Preventive Medicine

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

A romantic with a passion for medicine and business. Let me know how I can help you.
From: Los Angles , California
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: NYU, USC, UCSD, UCLA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Football, Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association
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College Application Essays

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...

College Admissions Advice

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My favorite course thus far, and why
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Ambitious, Prideful,...

How to approach transferring schools
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My advice about getting recommenders
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