renabanana
renabanana,
USC ‘19
B.A., Music Performance
I love music!
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Tokyo, Japan
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Japanese, Gan Chinese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Music Performance

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
645 Words
International background, Work experience
Dr. Victor Emil Frankl, author of the best-selling book Man's Search for Meaning, once said, "Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment." I, Rena Kotoi, know my mission in life: to bring the people of Japan and China together, not through politics, but culture. I was born in Japan and grew up like a typical Japanese mannerly school girl for the first 10 years of my life: working...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
70 Words
Definitely - DEFINITELY, start your college application from the summer. It is not too late to start from the beginning of...
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How to approach transferring schools
158 Words
Don't think about that now when you're entering a university as a freshman. Usually when you end up at a college/university, there's something more to it than just ending up there because of what your high school report card looked like. Believe it or not, universities...
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Post-college plans
96 Words
The summer before college is the time where you finally feel completely free! No worry for the common app or where you might end up for university! However,...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2150
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, School Band, Community Cleanup / Service, School Jazz / Orchestra

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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