MayaJayT
MayaJayT,
USC ‘21
B.A., International Relations
Full Scholarship at USC
Features Included
2
Essays
14
Schools
9
Scores
4
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Thousand Oaks, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

I can only tread for a little bit longer. I focus on my hands and feet swirling around in vicious little circles to keep my head above the water. It’s the only thing that can distract me from the thousands of square feet of open water that surround me on all sides. The waves are so choppy; I can barely see the shore in the distance. I try not to think about the fact that I am alone in...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
275 Words
My ideal college experience is one built on enlightenment, diversity, and community; Northwestern University ensures all of these opportunities to me during my next four years. I plan to achieve this by taking advantage of learning opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. I intend on majoring in Political Science with an adjunct major in International Studies, both of which are extraordinarily vast fields of study. Due to Northwestern’s use of the quarter system, I will be able...
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School Specific Advice

How to increase chances at my school
5 Words
Apply to...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
14 Words
Be more daring with...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
28 Words
apply for all scholarships that schools give out!...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
26 Words
it's gonna be fine. you will get into...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Football

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMock Trial, Model Congress / Model UN, Black Student Union, Student Council / Government, French Club

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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