bszymans
bszymans,
USC ‘16
B.A., Business Administration and Management
I love sports, dancing, and traveling.
Features Included
4
Essays
11
Schools
7
Scores
0
Advice
3
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose, California
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Business Administration and Management

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
700 Words
Family background
“At the end of the day be able to hold your head up high and when people walk by you, they should say: He is a good, honest and honorable man." This was spoken by my grandfather and a principle by which I live. Throughout my life, my parents have reinforced this concept in both action and words and have taught me that I should be ready to lend a helping hand. Our house was always full of international exchange...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
249 Words
Favorite Piece of Art and why? Regarde La Pluie Tomber (Watching the Rain Fall) by Claude Lazar is a painting that allows one to look out though a window into the city of Paris on a rainy day. This painting hangs in the entryway of my house and has intrigued me for many years. The painting can depict either the end of the rainstorm with the sun right around the corner or it can seem as if it is a...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
220 Words
Favorite Word: Do I know you? A question that most likely ran through the mind of the random person I smiled at yesterday. I did not know them but I do know that a smile can go a long way and that is why it is my favorite word. The power of kindness is the gift that just keeps on giving. In today's society, it is amazing how minimal emphasis there is on personal contact. Technology has created amazing advantages...
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Additional Essay Details
997 Words
Below are outlines of several of my essays 500 word essay: What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? What’s the best you’ve ever given? 1. The best advice I have ever received is “At the end of the day be able to hold your head up high and when people walk by you, they should say: He is a good, honest and honorable man." a. It is what I aspire to be one day b. I define good...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1950
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1380
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Football, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNursing Home Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring, After School Sports Coach
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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