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University of Southern California, ‘19
BS, Business Administration and Management, Neuroscience

Profile Overview

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  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays

Student Background

Fight on!
From: Fremont
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UC Davis, USC
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2360
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

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College Application Essays

Genes — it’s all their fault. Mine have unkindly arranged themselves to create a Natalie Chang* who is (and has always been) short, freckled, and abnormally sweaty-palmed. I can’t count the number of times a younger version of myself slyly slipped on my mom’s high heels and strutted around the house, feeling tall at long last — only to take off those magical heels and once again become squat. Nor can I quantify the terrible cringe that would cripple...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
697 Words
I color butterflies. Officially, they call me a Science Connections Intern at the Lawrence Hall of Science, but lately almost all I do is color, smile, explain. Bright eyes light on me and a little girl holds up a crayon, squealing, “Miss, can you help me color this one? I want it to look like the crystal butterfly in Cinderella!” I grin and grasp the crayon, meticulously shading in one wing of the butterfly, leading as she follows along on...

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