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bszymans
bszymans
University of Southern California ‘16
BA, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I love sports, dancing, and traveling.
From: San Jose , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: UCSB, UC Davis, UC Riverside, USC, William & Mary
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1950
SAT
Highest SAT: 1950
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Football, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Nursing Home Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring, After School Sports Coach
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family background
700 Words
“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...











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...





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...





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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