College Admissions Info

gschlad
gschlad
University of Southern California, ‘19
BS, Music Management, Music

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Music Industry Freshman at USC, Northern California Native. Fight on !! :)
From: Incline Village , Nevada
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Babson, Northeastern, Montana
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Japanese

Test Scores

2050
SAT
32
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1440
Highest SAT: 2050
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

3.60
GPA
High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Green Club, Model Congress / Model UN, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

As a millennial, I reveled in the indie goddess aesthetic that radiated from popular culture. Upon coming to the conclusion that this epochal style revolved around wandering aimlessly through record stores while wearing a skirt, I set off on a summer journey I believed to be my ascent into indie divinity at the ripe old age of 14. I locked my bike to a set of racks a street away from my destination, fearing the vehicle's floral pattern would shatter my...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
228 Words
Model United Nations has played a major role in my life for the past two years. My participation in committees such as the World Health Organization, The UN Human Rights Committee, and FIFA has pushed me out of my comfort zone while broadening my view of the world. In preparing for a conference, I gain great insight into a country's general structure of operation. Pairing my research with having lived in four countries spread over three continents, as well as...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
197 Words
I am interested in music management and the program in Music Industry at the USC Thornton School of Music. At Thornton I could excel in my key area of interest - artist management and development - while still gaining a breadth of knowledge in fields like music production, communications, and marketing. The Music Industry program at Thornton is special in that it blends the artistry and technical work behind creating music with the business side of managing and distributing music;...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
103 Words
Describe yourself in three words. First Word: Confident Second Word: Imaginative Third Word: Witty Favorite food: Channa Masala Favorite fictional character: Beaver Cleaver Greatest invention of all time: Language What do you like to do for fun? Go camping with friends Role model: Carrie Brownstein Favorite book: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi Best movie of all time: Her Favorite musical performer/band or composer: MGMT Dream job: Organizing and running a network of international music festivals featuring young, female musicians



Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
504 Words
Whether it is bussing tables at a golf lodge, filming advertisements for a campus café, or knocking out a Coho Salmon frye with a tab of Alka Seltzer to clip their fins; I do the job that needs to be done. I believe there is never a reason not to learn something new. The past ten years have seen more technological, social, and environmental change than nearly any other period of time. When I graduate from university, the world will...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
632 Words
The advantage of studying within The University of Pennsylvania's College of Arts and Sciences is the myriad of fields within one school creating a goldmine of opportunity. The emphasis given to interdisciplinary studies within the college grants me the freedom to extend my knowledge across a variety of fields and apply it to creative thinking within my major. I am drawn to the Visual Studies department with a concentration in Sector B: Art and Culture of Seeing. For several years...









College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
40 Words
Definitely do summer programs at the schools you're interested in !! I was...





Why I declined other schools
46 Words
I was ultimately torn between USC and a smaller, business-only school. Ultimately, I chose...





My advice about getting recommenders
174 Words
Throughout your high school career, really try to connect with at least a handful of your teachers. You won't look like a teacher's pet. I promise. The better a teacher knows you, the better your letter of recommendation will be. My Spanish teacher from high school is still one of my closest...





What set me apart from other applicants
88 Words
I think what truly set me apart from other applicant was a demonstrated passion in the fields to which I was applying. The one school I...