jkalhusseini
jkalhusseini,
Pomona ‘22
B.S., Neuroscience
Average Joe
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Background

Hometown Camarillo, California
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

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Waitlisted or Withdrew
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  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Reed College (Portland, OR)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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Pomona College (Claremont, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
Most children are influenced by their hometown, aligning with the belief that a person is a product of their environment and molded by their surroundings. I, however, have been shaped by not only the culmination of my cultural experiences, but also the constant lack of stability from a nomadic childhood. From an early age, I developed an independence from finding comfort in stagnancy that has served me well throughout my academic and athletic careers. I have no issue with steadiness,...
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Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
568 Words
A recent Critical Inquiry course at Pomona, ''I Disagree,'' poses these questions: What does it take to be the one juror out of twelve who votes innocent? What are the dangers of living with people who agree with you? How does a scientific or a religious community confront troublesome new ideas? Consider one or more of these questions and address ''the noble art of disagreement.''
The noble art of disagreement, the rhetoric that has both exalted and vilified the ideas of society, has grown despondent from its origins of Aristotelian debate. To be the tenth man of Israel, the devil’s advocate, the Helmuth von Moltke, and the one out of twelve to say innocent, exudes a quality that has too grown despondent of modern society- leadership. However, to generalize leadership in this prose as a proclamation of moral rectitude and human nature would sulk...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.86
 
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Top 5%
 
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SportsSkiing

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