TWalters
TWalters,
USC ‘20
B.A., Political Science and Government
Passionate Debater and Language Learner Living in Los Angeles
Features Included
1
Essays
13
Schools
11
Scores
3
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Beavercreek, Ohio
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Miami University - Oxford (Oxford, OH)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
681 Words
Creative personal story, Transition to adulthood
Cinderella is a weird concept. The fact that something so old and so outdated could have barely lived past its prime to become something that brightens up my Saturday nights bemuses me. The music isn’t great, but it puts a smile on both my father’s and my own face. However, when it comes down to it, I was born to be a Whitesnake fan, and my unpopular opinion is that Gene Simmons from Kiss is actually incredibly creepy. ...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
163 Words
I was deferred from my dream school, University of Pennsylvania. As you can see, I didn't get accepted, but I do know exactly why. First, what I did right. Send in anything that you've done in the meantime. After sending in my application, I had started my internship in...
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How I chose schools to apply to
151 Words
Don't be afraid to increase your choices. Before sending in my last application, I had been to the west coast a total of one time to San Deigo for my speech at the American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages. I thought it was kind of...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
179 Words
1. When the school says they have a low faculty to student ratio, they really mean it. The average amount of students in all of my classes is 11, and my largest class of 190 students has a small 20 person discussion to ensure you understand the material. 2. IT'S NOT SCARY HERE. Anyone who looks at you and...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.60
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School High at first but got worse

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2050
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Volunteer Coach, French Club, Model Congress / Model UN, Political Campaign, School Band, School Theater/Plays
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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