ShawnAnd,
USC ‘19
B.A., International Relations and National Security Studies
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Lake Orion, Michigan
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)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations and National Security Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
568 Words
Study/travel abroad
It was 1 AM on a chilly Budapest night as I sat on the edge on a planter alone, with absolutely no idea where I was, and no phone in my pocket to guide me. I had come to Hungary for Model UN conference, but after a night out, had become separated from my host in a subway station. Resting on the jumbo flower pot, my thoughts turned from predictable panic and fear, to a calmer mentality. I somehow knew I...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Additional Essay Details
249 Words
From a young age I listened to the BBC news every night in bed, which fed my need to learn more about global events. The "Arab Spring" of 2011 grabbed my attention and focused my interests on the Middle East. My classmates, whether they wanted to know or not, were subject to my explanations of protests and revolutions in Egypt, Syria, Libya, and beyond. As a middle schooler, I even created a blog called “Current Events 4 Teens” to share my opinions...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
29 Words
The International Relations program at USC was superior to...
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What I’d change about my application process
26 Words
I wouldn't change anything. I applied to the...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
27 Words
I interviewed for Georgetown. The woman asked what...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
22 Words
I would definitely recommend doing summer programs...
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How I chose schools to apply to
29 Words
I picked places on two factors: what were good...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2010
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1410

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball, Soccer, Basketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Jewish Student Union
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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