College Admissions Info

joshuaargote
joshuaargote
University of Southern California, ‘22
BS, Neuroscience

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

Student Interested in Biology
From: Redmond , Washington
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Accepted At: CMU, Purdue, Miami, Grinnell, UC Irvine, UCSB, UCSC, American, BU, Brandeis, Case, Florida Tech, Fordham, Northeastern, SPU, GWU, UNC, Rochester, Clemson, MSU, Penn State, Illinois, Washington, UT Austin
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Test Scores

1430
SAT
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High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Research, Other Club/Activity, Academic, Cultural, Other Club/Activity, Academic
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for USC, CMU, Stanford, Purdue, Miami, Vanderbilt, Grinnell, American, BU, Brandeis, Case, Florida Tech, Fordham, GA Tech, Northeastern, SPU, GWU, Tulane, UNC, Notre Dame, UVA, Rochester, Clemson, Duke, MSU, Penn State, Stony Brook, Illinois, UPenn, Washington, WashU, UT Austin: Extracurricular passion, Interest in med/sci/math, International background, Summer experience, Volunteer/public interest work, Work experience
656 Words
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. ...









College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
21 Words
Do not apply to so many...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
4 Words
Be...





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...