Samishark17
Samishark17,
USC
B.S., Economics, , English
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Huntington Beach
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
Class of2018
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Greek, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I have a secret I’m not supposed to tell. But I just have to. Wouldn’t you, if it was the secret to happiness? The secret to happiness is the little things: those moments you take the sum of in order to reach a greater, lovelier whole. When I think of what I’m proud of in my life, when I think of what matters most to me, what makes me smile, it’s always the little things: a...
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
141 Words
Try and get an interview, if at all possible – either on campus or with an alumnus. Number one above all though is BE YOURSELF – your TRUE self – in your essays. The self that your friends and family see, not the stiff, robotic...
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What I’d change about my application process
203 Words
1. I'd actually study for the SAT. Every time the SAT came around, I would spend the week of trying to cram for it, and it didn't work. If I could do it over, I would definitely take some time out of each day to study for the SAT (I really didn't realize how important it was until after the fact). 2....
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Why I ultimately chose my school
135 Words
At the time of my decision, I narrowed down my options to my current school (USC), UCLA, and UC Berkeley. I had eliminated the other schools I was accepted into because of distance from home, cost, and opportunity/reputation. I decided...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
46 Words
If you actually want to go to USC, do a little bit of research...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
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SAT IIs
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

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