College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘19
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays

Student Background

Sailor and Nerd.
From: Springfield , Illinois
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: USC, Occidental, UCLA, UCSD, UCSB, UCSC, UC Irvine, UC Davis, Cal Poly
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2140
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Math Team, Spanish Club, Science Club/Team, Science Club/Team, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
648 Words
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,...

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...

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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