College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘19
BS, Occupational Therapy

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a current freshman at USC majoring in Occupational Therapy under the accelerated 5 year Bachelors to Master's program.
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSD, USC, BU, CSULB
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1570
Highest SAT: 2320
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Magnet
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: School Choir, Yearbook, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Other Religious Affiliation
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College Application Essays

I am a super star. "Our super star" is actually the name my Grandfather gave me a few years ago during one of the routine phone conversations we have had since I can remember. He explains to me each time we speak on the phone that as the oldest child in my family of first generation Americans, I hold the responsibility of being our family's pioneering legacy of greatness in America. Then, he runs by a list of questions about...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
250 Words
In high school, I realized that many students, including me, lacked knowledge about issues around the world because they were so easy to overlook. I even admit that I never took time to learn about world issues unless they appeared on the news, and even then, I wasn't too occupied with them. In an effort to educate myself and other students, I joined the school philanthropy club, Youth Philanthropy Worldwide, and served the club as a general member, officer, and...

College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
132 Words
Many people make the mistake of weighing schools against each other based purely on general prestige. Instead of checking the US News national ranking for colleges and favoring one college over another because of a higher ranking, I broke down...