Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
6
Scores
4
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Iowa City
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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‘Please don’t pick me… I will die of shame.’ Moments where I found myself chewing over these words, hanging onto them as if for dear life, were countless. I begged for the dreadful instant to pass by, but often times it seemed to stretch on forever. I almost had a heartache wishing so desperately that Mrs. Wood, our fourth grade teacher, would not pick me to answer a question, or perhaps read something for the class. I was the...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
3 Words
extracurricular activity experiences
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Additional Essay Details
157 Words
A boundless realm for expression, creativity and freedom, music is also, paradoxically, fastidious. Yet, in all its complexities, music becomes all the more beautiful. I might become a better clarinetist by skills, but never a true artist with mere techniques. Hence, although the limitlessness of music constantly motivates me, achieving perfection isn’t my ultimate goal; I instead, strive to produce meaningful music as I articulate its story. These musical traits taught me that the meaning of pursuing goals doesn...
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General Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
80 Words
Ask yourself, in raw honesty, if your unhappiness in your present situation is wholly and absolutely a result of your situation and strictly your...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
24 Words
Professors are SO open and welcoming to...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
2 Words
Usually,...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
12 Words
Financial aid, honestly. But...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.6
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesLocal Orchestra / Symphony / Band
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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