College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘18

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Full tuition scholarship student at USC and loving it.
From: Boise , Idaho
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: American, Centre, Alabama, Case, Grinnell, Utah, Kenyon, USC
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1390
Highest SAT: 1970
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Boy/Girl Scouts, Church, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
630 Words
A Leap into the Dark The pattern is simple. One born in the Kabul province of Afghanistan will grow up a Sunni Muslim. A boy from the heart of Israel becomes a devout Jew. A Southern Protestant can’t remember a time without Tuesday night youth group. Latin American niños partake in their first communion. Swirling tales of Vishnu and Brahma from youth anchored a woman in Hinduism. An 18 year-old Idahoan leaves for a Mormon mission in Texas. But...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
254 Words
Ever since I was young, I wanted to help people. Growing up in middle-class America has granted me countless opportunities which demand repayment. I was born in a university medical school hospital, where subsequently I took after my father in desiring to be a doctor. After all, what better gift could be given than health? My plan remained unchanged until sophomore year during debate when I was exposed to a variety of critical philosophies. I become infatuated with the works...

Additional Essay Details:
149 Words
This is your opportunity to show off your intellectual sophistication and writing abilities. First, find an original theme to frame your essay around. It's helpful to create a list of the experiences or accomplishments that could qualify and carefully consider which is most appropriate. It's important to distinguish yourself from the mass of generic essays the admission officers will already be tired of reading. Skip superficial topics like the "big game" sports essay or two weeks spent building a school...

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