trojan97
trojan97,
USC ‘18
B.A., Economics, , Italian Language and Literature
Economics and Italian major at USC. Fight on!
Features Included
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Essays
10
Schools
14
Scores
8
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Long Island, New York
GenderOther
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Italian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
608 Words
Story central to identity, Diversity statement
My grandma loves to tell the story of the time I bought red shoes. Call it her disdain for my dad over my parents' divorce or a proud grandma not-so-humbly explaining to her friends why her grandson is the best, but this story has managed to remain in her repertoire for over a decade. Legend has it that she took a young me to the store to look for shoes, and I confidently returned wearing a pair of bright red...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
70 Words
Being from New York, I really wanted to attend school in California. I visited a bunch of schools there and ultimately...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
37 Words
I got accepted to all 10 schools that I applied to. USC...
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How to increase chances at my school
29 Words
Be yourself on your college application! My admissions counselor...
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What I’d change about my application process
18 Words
I would have applied to...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
17 Words
I received a half-tuition merit...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
28 Words
I think it's definitely a good idea to...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
34 Words
I didn't use any sort of admissions counselor. I did...
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Why I declined other schools
66 Words
I'm probably one of the very few people with this experience but USC was actually one of the less expensive...
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High School Performance

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

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2270
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsDance

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDance, Gay/Straight Alliance, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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