College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘20
BS, Environmental Studies, Marketing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A proud USC Trojan who would love to help you become a part of this family! I'm passionate about dance, community service, and biology.
From: , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: Tufts, Pomona, Pitzer, Scripps, UCSB, WashU, LMU, BU
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Malay, Spanish

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance, Cross Country
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College Application Essays

I was baffled. Even after employing the tried and true topic that had never failed to help me pull a student out of his or her shell in four years of teaching lessons - favorite color - my new student still shrank further away, seemingly defying the impossible. It was my first day as a teen teacher with the Special Skaters Program, and I had just been introduced to little Nathaniel. He kept his bright green eyes that matched his...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
199 Words
I am Asian-American. It is true that this makes me one of many; when I was about 14, this became glaringly clear. The new tap teacher continually confused me with the two other Asian-American girls in class, and, after 3 weeks, gave “Kayla” a correction but directed the comment at me. Her response to my, “I’m Julianne,” was, “Oh, you’re all the same anyways.” A possibly insignificant sequence of mistakes escalated into hurtful discrimination. Her comment and the misidentifications made...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
23 Words
A lot of students are a part...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Spirited, Intelligent,...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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More focus...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Do things that interest...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Although USC is in a 'bad neighborhood', the school is kept very...