MohammedM
MohammedM,
USC ‘20
B.A., Economics, , Physics
Hello-Hello! I'm Mohammed, a freshman majoring in economics and physics at the University of Southern California. Feel free to contact me for help on applications, standardized testing, investment banking, IB or A levels!
Features Included
3
Essays
15
Schools
9
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
3
Sports

Background

GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Yoruba

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Colby College (Waterville, ME)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of British Columbia (British Columbia, Canada)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
645 Words
Story central to identity
It's 6 am on Thursday and I'm half-awake in the back seat of our Toyota, my head resting on my older sister's shoulder. The faint beginnings of the sun greet the four of us as we pull out onto the highway from our neighbourhood. The roads are uncharacteristically quiet, almost eerie. We speed past skyscrapers crisscrossed by empty pavement, leaving behind the normally bustling city of Lagos I call home. When I open my eyes at the top of the hour,...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
254 Words
"You'll know when you find a match because it feels like home." Home for me is where I discovered myself. It's in Lagos, where my horizons were broadened by the eclectic perspectives of my fellow Lagosians, It's in Iyara, where my cousins and I learn about our culture from my grandmother and it's at my boarding school in St. Catharines, Ontario where I experienced my first winter. Home for me is an intellectual environment where I'm free to explore the...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
549 Words
It’s Friday evening and my family is gathered in the living room catching up on the events of the week past. My thirteen-year-old self is sitting on the far left armchair as I always do, hanging back from the conversation. I’m more interested in the almost imperceptible voice of the news anchor. My attention from the program about oil dependence is snatched by the flashing headlines at the bottom of the screen; another terrorist attack in north-eastern Nigeria....
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
8 Words
High GPA,...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Intelligent, Tenacious,...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
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What's not...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2150
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field, Soccer, Basketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesComputer / Technology Volunteer, Model Congress / Model UN, Debate Club/Team, Student Council / Government, Charity Drive Organizing

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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