nishabhikha13
nishabhikha13,
USC ‘17
B.A., International Relations
I'm a junior at USC, studying International Relations and Marketing! I'm in a few clubs, love exploring LA and am on the quest to find the perfect bagel.
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Saratoga, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityPrefer Not to Share
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, Hindi

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
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University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Technology vs. Me My mother and I live together in Saratoga, California, the heart of “Silicon Valley,” yet we might as well come from different worlds. As a computer engineer, she daily taps away at computer programming tasks and using complicated math formulas, while I spend my time on chick lit novels, my electric bass, and the high school pool that leaves me smelling like chlorine for most of the morning. Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area yet...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
256 Words
I began spinning stories when I was five years old, creating an alternate universe in which I was queen of the world and therefore did not have to clean my room. That love of storytelling never left me: it simply deepened. At the beginning of my freshman year, I, like many of my peers, complained about the literary classics we were obliged to read. Yet as my high school career progressed, I found myself spending hours happily reading novels that...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
113 Words
Tour. For the first 15 years of my life, I was (unfortunately) a hardcore UCLA fan. I almost refused to even look at USC out of loyalty to a school I hadn't gotten into yet,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2140
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsWater Polo

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Yearbook
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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