College Admissions Info

theawkwardpenguin
theawkwardpengu
University of Southern California ‘19
BS, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

I skipped senior year of high school to attend the University of Southern California under the Resident Honors Program. Fight on!
From: Fremont , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: USC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2180
SAT
36
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2180
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Feeling out of place
669 Words
There are two types of losers in the world: the ones who believe that they themselves are losers and the ones whom everyone else believes are losers. I, for one, am the latter. Sixth grade marked the transition from ignorance to adolescence. As the oldest students in elementary school, we were suddenly the “cool kids.” Recesses were spent sitting on benches, gossipping about the latest shoe trends and Justin Bieber’s latest album. Having little to input to the materialistic...









College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
35 Words
A key factor in what makes USC unique from any other...





My advice about getting recommenders
60 Words
Be straightforward! If you've really connected with one of your high school teachers, he or she will most...





How to increase chances at my school
42 Words
By the time you're applying for college, there's not much more you can...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
57 Words
Personally, I don't believe in using private admissions counselors. Yes, it is nice to have someone read...





Post-college plans
13 Words
I hope to enroll...