yuanjingxu.sun,
USC ‘19
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Freshman at USC, Dean's Scholar,
Features Included
2
Essays
0
Schools
10
Scores
7
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

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.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
657 Words
Love of writing, Volunteer/public interest work
"How old are you?" He had given me a toothless smile. "Seventeen, sir." I smiled back. He looked at me blankly and then beamed. "I'm seventy-one." I nodded and gave him an impressed look. After a few minutes of silence and watching him ponder, I relaxed a little. Perhaps he had it this time. But then he looked at me again with a peculiar look and gave me another grin. "How old are you?" He repeated again with an innocent...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
221 Words
How will you use your major to benefit society? I think one of the most anticipated areas in scientific development is the ability to create. Many people in the world have brilliant ideas, yet they have no medium to express their creativity. After doing some heavy research in the areas of virtual realities (and watching quite a few movies/shows on them), I find them fascinating to consider. Take for example, the possibilities of a virtual world where all laws...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
18 Words
Teachers that are related to...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
47 Words
Apply to any and all scholarships. I was a fool and didn't apply to...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Family, Connected,...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
39 Words
Interviews aren't as important, but make sure to make a good impression...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
35 Words
USC is literally a family. Everyone helps each other out from...
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How I chose schools to apply to
19 Words
You want about 2-3 reach schools, 2...
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How to increase chances at my school
19 Words
Write about your dreams! What are...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2190
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFuture Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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