mamckinnie,
USC ‘19
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, , Psychology
Features Included
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Essays
13
Schools
10
Scores
1
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Scottdale, Georgia
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
647 Words
Challenged a belief, Summer experience, Childhood memory
I have the type of personality where I tend to play devil’s advocate and challenge people whenever the situation presents itself. When something does not make logical sense, then sometimes I cannot help but argue against it. Because of my challenging nature, many of the arguments are not very significant. However, there is one occasion that took place many years ago that I do not think I will ever forget. It was the first time I truly cared about...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
103 Words
I had interviews with Stanford, Cornell, Brown and Yale with an alumnus in my hometown. I was very nervous going into each of these interviews because I am not that comfortable...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.91
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2080
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFrench Club, Habitat for Humanity, Science Club/Team, Community Cleanup / Service, Green Club

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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