College Admissions Info

elsie1025
elsie1025
University of Southern California ‘20
BS,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
Legacy: Parent, Grandparent, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: USC, Occidental, UCSB, Baylor, Richmond
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2010
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 50%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer, Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, Improv club/team, Student Council / Government
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
236 Words
First interview: Occidental College. This was relatively informal; it was inside of the admissions office but conducted with a current student. We basically just had a normal conversation about what I was looking for in a college experience and what Oxy could offer me. I think it went extremely well, but I doubt it had that much weight on my application. Second interview: USC. This was the most formal of...





How to increase chances at my school
115 Words
When I think of USC, I think of the Trojan Family. It's real and it's alive, and it's a big part of being at USC. Make it clear this is the kind of college experience...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
85 Words
Similar to what I was saying before, in your "Why Us" essay, find concrete details that really make you want to go here. What is it...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
171 Words
The go-to answer here would be travel because it's a learning experience as well as fun. However, this is often not possible due to many reasons and I wasn't able to travel as much as I would've liked. One cool thing I did was go to a Spanish immersion camp. This...