College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘19
BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Freshman at USC, Dean's Scholar,
From: Hummelstown , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2190
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Jazz / Orchestra
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College Application Essays

657 Words
"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...

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...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
18 Words
Teachers that are related to...

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...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Family, Connected,...

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...

Why I ultimately chose my school
35 Words
USC is literally a family. Everyone helps each other out from...

How I chose schools to apply to
19 Words
You want about 2-3 reach schools, 2...

How to increase chances at my school
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Write about your dreams! What are...