uscc12
uscc12,
USC ‘21
B.A., International Relations
Hey there! I'm an incoming freshman at USC!
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
2
Scores
3
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Portland, Oregon
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

      The clock read 12:30 pm- I slowly pushed myself up from the dismantled array of blankets on the floor. Sprawled across a small table laid a stack of 5th-grade academia - Easy Arithmetic and Beyond, 6 Steps to Perfect Grammar, and A Social World History 5. With the balcony door slightly ajar, the neighborhood preschoolers’ screams echoed. The humid heat glued my hair onto my neck; every movement felt stiff and forced. My parents were busy with work; I had only my brother...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
519 Words
“You’ve been nominated for a visit to Colorado College!” I read, my eyes squinting at my bright computer screen. My parents always warned me about weird internet scams. This definitely seemed too good to be true. Though skeptical, I pulled up the email inviting me to the Tigers On A Quest program and my counselor urged me to apply. I peered at the college’s statistics, and the home page kept mentioning the Block Plan. What? A three-weeks-and-a-half course?...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
262 Words
Mrs. Palmer first introduced John Locke to me in my 9th grade World History class; Locke’s Tabula Rasa is a “blank slate” -it expressed that people develop from experience, learned from one’s environment, and essentially have the potential to achieve anything. Nodding, I found myself agreeing wholeheartedly for the first time. The “blank slate” theory marked the start of my slightly obsessive passion for people. Suddenly, I became more conscious of the people around me and repeatedly reflected...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
90 Words
I sincerely think my letters of recommendation helped me in my admissions decisions. I cannot stress the importance of maintaining good relationships and finding a teacher that...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
119 Words
Don't disregard your summers as an abyss of free time, but you also should not be forcing yourself to do things you hate in hopes it "looks good." Just make sure you are doing what you...
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What set me apart from other applicants
96 Words
Use anything and everything about you to your advantage. Your failures allow as a platform to show growth and character and your obstacles show the circumstances you've overcome. As...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.19
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Key Club, Other Religious Affiliation, Model Congress / Model UN

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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