College Admissions Info

The College of New Jersey - TCNJ, ‘17
BA, English, Game and Interactive Media Design

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

I am a queer, 20 year old kid who has just finished their first year at college
From: Cranford , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Fordham, College of NJ, SUNY New Paltz
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1370
Highest SAT: 1940
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Japanese Club, School Theater/Plays
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
571 Words
The vocabulary of children is generally small, so knowing a five syllable medical term at the age of seven, to most, would seem to be an anomaly. For me, however, knowing the word hemangioma by the time I was in kindergarten was unsurprising considering the impact it had had on my life thus far. Hemangioma, or strawberry birthmark, is a type of skin tumor which is commonly found on the neck or face, and in my case, on the chin,...

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
136 Words
I honestly suggest jumping right into extra cricks the second you get into college. Go to a number of club meetings, and drop the ones you don't enjoy. If you do enjoy one, stick with it, but only if it's something...

Why I ultimately chose my school
95 Words
TCNJ is a really great school, especially for a public school. Everyone there is pretty smart, it's fairly hard to get into. It has a beautiful campus and pretty...

What set me apart from other applicants
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I honestly think my sat scores and college essay did the most to get me into tcnj. My gpa wasn't all...

Why I declined other schools
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One school particularly I declined that I know other people in my class had to decline...