College Admissions Info

University of Southern California, ‘19
BA, International Relations, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am passionate about achieving greatness.
From: Wichita , Kansas
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Georgetown, USC, Rice, Emory, Kansas, Case, Wake Forest, Oklahoma U
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Konkani

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2120
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Leadership experience
632 Words
"Is anybody not ready?" I ask loudly across the room. My audience looks up in anticipation, ink pens hovering over the legalsize paper, ears ready to listen to every complex argument that escapes my mouth. My heart is beating a thousand miles a minute and I take a deep breath, press the start button on my timer, and begin. Stop the speech timer. The debate room is a living, breathing entity. It transcends the laws of time and space. The...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
650 Words
I was at home listening to Melissa Block and Robert Siegel on NPR's All Things Considered when the phone rang. I did not recognize the number, so I almost let it go to voicemail in case it was a telemarketer. Instead I answered it. I was thoroughly surprised. I had been selected as one of twelve Bezos Scholars across the nation! Olita Terry at the Bezos Foundation, told me I would receive more information in the coming week. Later, I...

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