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Institution: University of Southern Carolina

Study: Major in physics and computer science


High School Experience



Course choices

I just took the highest available classes for everything.


AP/IBs

AP Human: 4

AP World: 4

AP Chem: 4

AP Calc AB: 4

APUSH, AP Lang, AP Comp Sci A: 3

Senior classes: AP Calc BC, APES, AP comparative gov, AP US gov, ap micro, ap macro, AP comp sci principles


GPA

4.54 weighted, 4.0 unweighted


Standardized Testing

SAT: 1490


Extracurriculars

  • Key Club - 4 yrs - secretary (11), president (12)

  • NHS - 3 yrs - president (12)

  • Electronics Club - 3 years - vice president (10-12)


Recommendations

Not that close; asked my AP chem & APUSH teacher.


Essays

Baking brownies: I related learning CS & my other extracurriculars to brownies.


Strengths

My extracurriculars & positions.


Advice

Work hard and don’t give up! Find things that genuinely pique your interest.


Circumstances

Unaccompanied minor/lived on my own.


Why?

It’s a private university.


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