College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘20
Mathematics, Pre-Medicine Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays

Student Background

From: Delhi , India
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: USC, WashU, Case, Rochester, U of Minnesota, Smith
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2300
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

Top 10%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Volunteer/public interest work
664 Words
I breathed in and walked down the all too familiar steps. The children’s heads swung up in synchronization to stare at me. They stayed like that for a moment before realization hit them and they nearly tackled me to the ground, trying to get a peek into the large bag in my hand. As I distributed the contents of the bag among them, my mind went back in time to when I had first met these kids. A few...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
261 Words
I have a wide range of academic interests which USC’s interdisciplinary curriculum will allow me to explore during my undergraduate years. I have always enjoyed Mathematics, particularly pure Mathematics. I love learning about abstract concepts and theorems that can be creatively applied to solve problems. I am eager to study everything from Linear and Applied Algebra to Probability and Data Analysis. I am as excited about learning Mathematics as I am about interacting with other individuals through the USC...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
254 Words
I have always been a girl of disparate interests. From time immemorial, well-meaning aunts and uncles have asked me what I wanted do with my life, stating that I could not possibly combine my passions for mathematics and art. While I understood their concern, at the back of my mind, I always knew that I would somehow prove them wrong. The perfect opportunity presented itself in high school, when I began a research project through a competitive program. After several...

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