Samuel Akins
Samuel Akins,
USC ‘17
B.B.A., Acting, , Business Administration and Management
I'm a Business Admin(International Relations) Major at the University of Southern California
Features Included
3
Essays
3
Schools
3
Scores
2
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Atlanta, Georgia, Nigeria
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Yoruba

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Acting

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Since my childhood, acting has provided me a venue for which I can express myself in ways I previously could not. I love the ability to be one person today and a completely different person the next day. Through character study and performance, acting allows me to discover parts of myself I never knew existed. I find that I can better myself and evolve through the craft of acting. Transferring to USC for me is key to achieving my goal...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
189 Words
During my attendance at USC I plan to major in B.F.A (Acting) and minor in Accounting. USC is the right choice for me because the University is centered in the heart of Los Angeles, which will undoubtedly help me pursue a career in professional acting through the numerous opportunities within the School of Dramatic arts. The internships, auditions, and amazing fine arts community in the School of Dramatic Arts is unmatched to its neighboring universities. The availability of...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
286 Words
I need to transfer to USC in order to accomplish my goal to become a successful actor and I hope to achieve that objective through being a student at USC. Since my childhood, acting has provided me a venue for which I can express myself in ways I previously could not. I love the ability to be one person today and a completely different person the next day. Through character study and performance, acting allows me to discover parts of...
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
39 Words
My advice above anything else is the find your niche, and exploit...
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How to increase chances at my school
309 Words
Use you diversity as a tool, it will help tremendously, if you are diverse colleges love that, look at this for example: I need to transfer to USC in order to accomplish my goal to become a successful actor and I hope to achieve that objective through being a student at USC. Since my childhood, acting has provided me a venue for which I can express myself in ways I previously could not. I love the ability to be one person today and a completely different person the next day. Through character study and performance, acting allows me to discover...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.60
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
22
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1450
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1060
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsFootball, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAfter School Sports Coach, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Photography / Film
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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