College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘19
BA, Communication and Media Studies, Music Management

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

Hey! I'm Naomi, and I'm from California. I'm going to be a first year student at USC next year!
From: Irvine , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: USC, NYU, Northeastern, UT Austin, BU, Drexel, New School, Columbia Chicago, Pace, UC Denver
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hebrew

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheer/Spirit Squad
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, School Band, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

Before I was even born, my mother used to play classical music onto her growing baby bump. As I grew up, music was always playing. My sisters and I would dance around the piano listening to everything from The Beatles to Björk. Music has been the focal point of all of my happiest memories, so I began singing at a very young age. Like ABBA said in their song, "Thank You For the Music," I could sing long before...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
630 Words
I had already been confined to the hotel bed with stomach flu when the alarms blared. At five years old, I was terrified not only of the incessant wailing pounding at my ears, but also of the utter chaos surrounding me. Staff pounded on our door telling us to evacuate the hotel immediately. I left my favorite stuffed animal on the bed. My parents left our passports. It has to be a false alarm. We're in London, not a warzone....

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
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Find about 5 extracurricular activities that you LOVE and stick with them throughout high...