College Admissions Info

MayaJayT
MayaJayT
University of Southern California ‘21
BA, International Relations

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Full Scholarship at USC
From: Thousand Oaks , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Accepted At: Northwestern, UC Berkeley, WashU, UCLA, Tufts, Northeastern, GWU, BU, UCSB
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

32
ACT
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:
Other Standardized Tests:

High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Football
Extracurricular Activities: Mock Trial, Model Congress / Model UN, Black Student Union, Student Council / Government, French Club
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for USC, Northwestern, WashU, Tufts, Northeastern, GWU, BU, Dartmouth, Georgetown, Harvard, Stanford: Failure experience, Leadership experience, Summer experience
580 Words
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...









Supplemental Essay for Northwestern: “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...





College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
14 Words
Be more daring with...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
28 Words
apply for all scholarships that schools give out!...





How to deal with the stress of applying to college
26 Words
it's gonna be fine. you will get into...





How to increase chances at my school (WashU)
5 Words
Apply to...