croesquared
croesquared,
USC ‘21
B.S., Aerospace Engineering
Small GPA, Big Goals
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
7
Scores
0
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Saint Louis, Missouri
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
557 Words
Story central to identity
My favorite book of all time is Catch-22. I’ve loved it ever since I read it years ago at age 12. I have shown it to everyone I meet. Thanks to me, there is now a copy of Catch-22 in the school library, in case anyone wants to read it. I know it’s not a book for everyone, but that has not stopped my proselytizing. Catch-22’s characters are so lovable and fun to read about that I analyze...
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Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
283 Words
The one thing about living in the Midwest that people from the other states never understand is the sense of juxtaposition you get when on car trips. It’s amazing how sneakily the city falls away when you start driving and before you know it, you’re on a highway in an open field in the middle of nowhere. You’ve only been on the road for a few miles and you could be on the moon for all the...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.69
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1510
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, World/Global Affairs Club, Athletics Organization

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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