College Admissions Info

Nick Vallejo
University of Southern California, ‘19
BA, Broadcast Journalism

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Johnstown , Colorado
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: USC, Colorado State, Colorado, Pomona
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1330
Highest SAT: 1870
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), School Theater/Plays, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Community Cleanup / Service, Latino Student Association, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

College Application Essays

678 Words
Adolescence is the most important time period in a person's life. During this time, they learn about the world, take on more responsibilities, and begin to mature. They experience a myriad of emotions, from inspiring happiness to extreme anguish. By being enveloped in all of these at once, most individuals begin to establish an identity for themselves. Yet, there are others who do not fare as well. They become lost in sadness, losing hope for the conditions of their lives...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
175 Words
Theater, of which I am an active participant, best illustrates who I am. To perform in front of large crowds, the actors must be confident in their abilities. Because of Theater, I know what I am capable of, and I know what my limits are. Actors must also be willing to go above and beyond when the job requires it, such as helping others remember their lines by guiding them. Being at the top of my class, as well as...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
176 Words
I have always loved to learn about the universe around me. Astronomy, psychology, biology, filmmaking - these are all subjects that I am passionate about. I want to know why certain actions cause specific events, and why individuals act the way they do; why people enjoy the films they watch, and how those films impact them. Most of all, I want to search for the truth in this world, so I can share it with everyone around me. I want...

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