alex.mietchen
alex.mietchen,
USC ‘19
B.B.A., Business Administration and Management
I live in Salt Lake City, Utah, and enjoy playing tennis, piano, and rock climbing.
Features Included
5
Essays
3
Schools
10
Scores
4
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Salt Lake City, Utah
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Business Administration and Management

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
660 Words
Story central to identity
A crinkled FedEx box has ruled my life for nearly two years. Inside the box is a sixty page-long score of music that is unique to me, written by a little-known composer. It was a combination of luck, determination, and a tremendous amount of time spent on countless Google searches that brought the score to me. Although the piece is incredible, the story of finding it is even better. This project started almost two years ago. My school's Instrumental Music...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
411 Words
When I visited the University of Michigan in April, 2014, I met with Dr. David Wooten, an associate professor in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Since I play both competitive soccer and varsity tennis, I want to merge my professional objectives (marketing) and my passions (sports) into a career. Dr. Wooten shared with me how a business degree from Ross will prepare me for a career in sports marketing, but he also encouraged me to consider other fields of...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
240 Words
In February, 2011, I joined the National Leadership Council (NLC), a four-year program run by DiscoveryBound, which is an organization that operates youth programs for members of my church. NLC focuses on helping students develop leadership skills and encourages community service. My class consists of twenty young people from the western United States, and two class leaders, who guide us through the program. During my years in NLC, I went to a high-adventure summer camp in Colorado and took a sailing,...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
89 Words
Being a "Big" in the Big Brothers/Big Sister Program has made a tremendous impact on me. For eighteen months, I have been mentoring José, a fifth grader. We start each weekly meeting with homework, and then we usually play basketball. Although he wasn't performing well in school when we started working together, he now shows improvement every time we meet. I enjoy mentoring him because I can see him making progress. I have learned how to be a better...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
249 Words
In early October, 2014, I spoke by phone with Dr. Thomas Olson, professor of clinical management in the Marshall School of Business. Since I play both competitive soccer and varsity tennis, I want to merge my professional objectives (marketing) and my passions (sports) into a career - ideally working for a brand such as Nike or Adidas. Professor Olson shared with me how a business degree, with a marketing concentration, from Marshall will prepare me for a career in sports business,...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
17 Words
I used a private college...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
23 Words
Research the school and a couple of...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
16 Words
Maintain an active conversation with...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
28 Words
Directly address the program that you want to...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.93
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBig Brother/Big Sister, National Honor Society, Other Religious Affiliation, School Jazz / Orchestra, Volunteer Coach

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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