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Tips mention: Interview (11), ACT/SAT (27), Grades (43), Sports/Extracurriculars (23), College Essay (14)
I had excellent grades in high school and wasJun 23 2012Biology
I had excellent grades in high school and was involved in a number of extracurriculars. USC definitely looks for students with more than grades--they want to see you involved in a variety of activities, especially philanthropic ones.
SAT: 2230 Female
Have the ability to breathDec 27 2011Public Policy
Have the ability to breath.....step your right foot in front of your left....chew gum......scratch your head.

I even heard they're going to experiment with allowing chimpanzees attend class.

Get involved in something you're interested and passionate aboutAug 05 2011Economics
get involved in something you're interested and passionate about in HS and make that apparent in your essay.
SAT: 2080 Male
Its best to take the most demanding courses atAug 04 2011Economics
its best to take the most demanding courses at your hs and be involved in groups/activities at school over a longer period of time. they really look for a well rounded student.
Do well in classes and on tests, but youJul 21 2011Other
Do well in classes and on tests, but you really need to go beyond that as well. Show that you are a leader by logging service hours, participating in sports, and being involved in other activities outside the classroom.
SAT: 1900 Male
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