College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘18
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

From: Hyderabad
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: USC, Purdue
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Telugu, Hindi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1310
Highest SAT: 1840
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: International
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Soccer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Interest in tech/engineering
690 Words
I plan to use my Engineering degree to benefit society When one hears the word engineering one conjures up an image which reflects his or her own perspective on that subject. For me this term represents various things and I shall try to explain it in the best possible way. Engineering for me is vision. If one would ask any Engineer why he wanted to become one, he would definitely recall himself or herself building a unique bridge, a one-of-a-kind...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
147 Words
If Duke is as vibrant as its website then I would definitely want to be a Blue Devil. The aesthetic appeal and attention to detail defining every aspect of university life draws me even closer to Duke. On the academic front, the assortment of courses offered and the flexibility given in choosing them resonate my interest in interdisciplinary study without being boxed in into narrow subject boundaries. Computer science and biology have always fascinated me. Thus, aspiring for a double...

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
154 Words
Firstly, try to refrain from applying to colleges which are extremely selective colleges even if your application doesn't suit its requirements. Apply based on your interest in a particular program offered at the college. This will not only help you target your essays to your particular...