benjaloni,
USC ‘20
B.S., Economics
Going to school across the country, but already feel at home. Interested in applied mathematics, physics, economics, and business.
Features Included
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Essays
13
Schools
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Scores
1
Advice
2
ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Rochester, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • University at Buffalo - SUNY (Buffalo, NY)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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On Monday, I watched my father say goodbye to his father. And that Sunday morning, for the regular mass, my father asked me to accompany him to church, as my mother had to work. I said yes-no questions asked. Sitting, my back aching from the pew, I felt myself begin to drift off, but I went through the routine. Head up, eyes open, sway back and forth. The words went through my ears, but nothing left a mark. However, peering...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
29 Words
I wrote about my experience playing on a very diverse sports team, and the experiences that I had, and how I took that back to a very white suburb.
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Additional Essay Details
103 Words
Many schools ask similar questions. I personally had 3 or 4 essay bases I used through my 14 applications, and adapted them to fit exactly what the schools' specific prompt was. Additionally, most schools will ask "Why us?" For each school that did, I would look on the website for the major I was applying for and find something interesting a certain professor was researching, if it was a research institution, for example, along with the basic "I love the school spirit and...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
164 Words
At USC, everyone is passionate about what they're doing. Every single student is looking to pursue their goals- their lifelong dreams. But they also are passionate about helping others reach their own dreams. Students are involved. From orientation, it is widely seen how every student is in any...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.87
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1880
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1340
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, School Band
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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