USC ‘20
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering
I am an undergraduate Electrical Engineering Student at the University of Southern California. I am a drummer in the marching band and a Viterbi Undergraduate Fellow as well as an Engineering Honors Student.
Features Included


Hometown Redmond , Washington
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Portuguese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Music is never the same. Performing a style that is so dependent on what others around you create develops a form of music that evolves into a different direction every time. Subtleties disregarded by the common listener are enlarged and used as motives for solos. A 'daht' here becomes a 'doo-dit' there; evolving further as the interaction between a soloist and the rhythm section deepens. Throughout all this, the strong connection between the soloist and the rhythm section is most...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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Describe a non-academic pursuit that best illustrates who you are and what is important to you. For the past 12 years I have been training in taekwondo and have achieved the rank of second degree black belt. This sport has been transformative since I have established a personal connection with the people who also train at my martial arts school. I have become very disciplined and have learned to focus my intentions into what am I doing so that I can...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
264 Words
"Please describe a time in your life (academic, co-curricular, or otherwise) where you had to collaborate to accomplish more than you could alone." In the summer prior to my freshman year, I went to Nairobi, Kenya with the organization World of Difference to build a school in a local community. At the end of two weeks, our group had rebuilt the previously one-room school, into one with six different rooms, all by hand. Had I not worked with the group,...
Additional Essay Details
46 Words
I had a private college coach that reviewed all of my essays with me and without her I would not have had been able to write essays as well as the ones that I did. I definitely recommend having someone else read your essays for you.

General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
99 Words
I definitely think that it is necessary to have a private counselor in order to reach your full potential. They know what the admission counselors are looking for and thus...
My advice about getting recommenders
73 Words
Become close to your teachers during the school prior to senior year and get to know them and allow them to get...
How I chose schools to apply to
140 Words
I personally really wanted a school that had a strong academic program as well as a strong music program. I wanted to go into audio engineering and it was very difficult to find a school that was very strong in Engineering as...

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
Top 5%
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

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Highest SAT
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Converted SAT Score1470
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details15 classes and scores


SportsTrack & Field, Martial Arts


ActivitiesMarching Band, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Band
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

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