catuongUSC
catuongUSC,
USC ‘14
B.S., Chinese Language and Literature, , Marketing, , Entrepreneurship, , Entrepreneurship and Small Business Operations, , Education Studies and Research
Recent USC graduate, interested in edtech
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
7
Scores
1
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Kemah, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese, Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • University of Houston  (Houston, TX)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Chinese Language and Literature

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Time could not move any slower. Pencils dragged in midair and sounds muddled into mush. I waddled through the knee-deep waters of Junior Kumon. Suddenly, the door slammed. Breeze was in the room. Breeze had not always been in the room. I had only worked at Kumon for four months and most students could read their classwork with little help. However, I had a few challenging students with whom I was fully engaged. But then Breeze arrived. She was shaking...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
410 Words
No one knows how to pronounce my last name. Some call it “Yoo-ong,” others “Ooo-ong.” But for my family, it is “Wong.” My grandfather carried this last name from China to Vietnam. My father then took it to sea with him as a refugee from the Vietnam War. Everyday, he tells me I am very lucky to be an American, with a roof over my head and enough food to eat. My parents told endless tales about how they overcame...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
197 Words
Researching early is key, I started in November when most students were still applying to schools. Since I finished my college applications by September, I reused and recycled the content for my scholarship applications. I also Google'ed every characteristic that could make me eligible for a scholarship (i.e. women, Asian American, applying to private university, studying business, etc)....
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2160
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Choir, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), National Honor Society, Disaster relief, Student Council / Government, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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