jgoldner96
jgoldner96,
USC ‘19
B.F.A., Film, Video, and Photography
Fun and life loving person majoring in Film and TV Production at USC.
Features Included
4
Essays
10
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Hebrew

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
  • California State University - Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.F.A. in Film, Video, and Photography

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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The dim fluorescent lights cast a subtle yellow glow over the cinder block laden walls. Here I am, sitting next to my dad in a hospital waiting room, awaiting the arrival of my mom who was misdiagnosed with a mental disorder and sent here. On the television above, Tom and Jerry cartoons are blaring. I look up at the screen and notice Jerry using a noose to convince Tom to hang himself. I chuckle slightly at the irony of the...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
250 Words
Before high school, I had no idea that I would fall in love with debate. But by the time 10th grade came around, I was on Shalhevet's award winning Model Congress team, Mock Trial team, and Model UN team. Especially when it comes to Model Congress, debating ideas, getting your points across, listening to others, and eventually compromising is incredibly important. The first Model Congress trip I went on up to Washington DC was a tough one as I wasn't...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
215 Words
Since I was young, I have been fascinated with film and everything related to it. When I was about 6, I made my first film and the seed just started growing from there. In 4th grade, I made my own independent film that I wrote, directed, and starred in for our school's talent show, and by middle school I had made a name for myself when it came to film production. I am constantly asked to help make films either for...
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Additional Essay Details
32 Words
My essays had a strong impact on those who admitted me. I spoke to them and they told me it was a major part of their decision along with the art portfolio.
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
34 Words
I received recommendations from 2 of the best teachers in the...
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How I chose schools to apply to
42 Words
I wanted to study film so I mainly looked at the best film...
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Why I declined other schools
39 Words
I mean, USC has the best film school in the country. It's...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
18 Words
My school had 2 admissions counselors...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
20 Words
Los Angeles is the center of...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.40
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2020
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1420
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Film, Model Congress / Model UN, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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