College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘19
BS, Human Development

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

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From: Irvine , California
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Accepted At: UC Irvine, UCSB, UCSD, LSU
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
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High School Performance

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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance
Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, Dance, Nursing Home Volunteer
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UC Irvine, UCSB, UCSD: Story central to identity
590 Words
As a child, one of my long-term dreams has always been to incorporate dance into my life. Growing up I had struggled with maintaining that same level of enthusiasm as I eventually developed other interests in the field of science (for example biochemistry and neuroscience) and dealt with external pressure from friends and family to . Consequently this has caused me to doubt my passion for performing in front of an audience throughout my adolescence. Furthermore the social stigma against pursuing...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
48 Words
The biggest thing about transferring is continual improvement. There has to have been something...

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
37 Words
When reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied...

How I chose schools to apply to
69 Words
Besides the schools that I have always aspired to study at (ie dream schools) and have served as goal reminders throughout...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Ambitious, Driven,...

What I’d change about my application process
54 Words
If I could change anything about my application process, I would better specify my school-specific responses...