JeromeChing
JeromeChing,
USC ‘20
B.S., Game and Interactive Media Design, , Computer Science
Features Included
3
Essays
11
Schools
5
Scores
2
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Malay, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology  (Rochester, NY)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Game and Interactive Media Design

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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"Are you gay?" comes that awful question from my mother's mouth. I hear the words, but they are instantly drowned out by a million thoughts, most of them a variation on: 'not here, not now, and does it really matter?' Here being the passenger seat of her car, on the way home from a family friend's house; now being the summer of 2013, after having come out to a select few over the school year. And . does it really matter?...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
195 Words
Time and time again, I find myself drawn to the mystique of game design. So little is heard from those who toil away behind the scenes to bring joy to millions, aside from what filters through public relations teams or creeps around from independent developers. It can't be a glamorous job, but yet, there's an unmistakable pull. I attribute this to a deep-seated desire both to solve problems to create a larger whole, and to make people happy; but first...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
213 Words
I love reading, whether it's to escape from the humdrum of daily life or to get away from my own mental commentary, and appreciate someone else's sense of humour for once. For the most part, I prefer losing myself in the land of fiction, but I do have a weak spot for some autobiographies. It's been fourteen years since I discovered the pleasure of walking around with my nose buried in a book, and I actually take a bit of...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
24 Words
I'd start earlier, and work harder on...
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Why I declined other schools
48 Words
I feel like USC's atmosphere and academics really pulled me in: it's the best...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeInternational
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2370
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsRugby

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

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