SPChapin
SPChapin,
USC ‘19
B.S., Biology
Sailor and Nerd.
Features Included
3
Essays
17
Schools
7
Scores
0
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Springfield, Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • Pitzer College (Claremont, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
648 Words
Place you’re content
Lush forests, open plains, unoccupied lakes, land to be explored, and a welcoming camp fire. These are all part of the environment in which I am perfectly content: camping with my friends. When I camp with my friends, we have completely honest conversations about any topic. I'm able to strengthen the bonds that I have with my friends. During quieter times by the fire or while laying in my sleeping bag, I can reflect back on my own life, goals,...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
256 Words
"ACADEMIC INTEREST" I wish to double major in biological sciences and economics with a focus in entrepreneurship, with the intent of moving on to medical school following graduation. As a freshman, I would participate in the Freshman Science Honors Program so that I can better comprehend research and develop strong bonds with the students and faculty that I work alongside with, while going into exceptional detail in courses that my career will be centered around, courses that interest me. As...
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Additional Essay Details
1046 Words
Here are my UC application essays which got me into UCI, UCLA, UCSD, UCD, UCSB, and UCSC. I don't have the exact prompts on hand, but I'm sure you can find them easily with a quick google search. Prompt #1: Something about your dreams. Part of reality is that the world isn't perfect - we are surrounded by problems, but what's important is how we react to these problems. My family is my world, and has been the most influential aspect...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2140
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, Spanish Club, Science Club/Team, Science Club/Team, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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