joshuaargote
joshuaargote,
USC ‘22
B.S., Neuroscience
Student Interested in Biology
Features Included
1
Essays
38
Schools
8
Scores
3
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Redmond, Washington
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • Clemson University (Clemson, SC)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

I was five thousand miles away from Washington waking to a desert landscape, Bolivia, with brick houses enclosed by barbed fences as far as the eye could see. Arriving just in time, I took a deep breath and stood before my audience: students, parents, and teachers. “Hoy día,” I steadied my voice, “You will learn different ways to use biotechnology.” An old taupe-colored fabric on the wall unveiled a beautiful heliocentric DNA, kindling an audible awe from the audience. ...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
21 Words
Do not apply to so many...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
4 Words
Be...
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How I made up for low grades in high school
58 Words
Second semester junior year i got a 3.5 GPA, mainly due to health problems. While I didn't mention...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.87
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1430
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesResearch, Other Club/Activity, Academic, Cultural, Other Club/Activity, Academic

Experience & Awards

Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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