gillesga
gillesga,
Kean ‘17
B.A., English
I am a 20 year old, third year college student from New Jersey.
Features Included
2
Essays
3
Schools
2
Scores
5
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Scotch Plains, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Kean University (Union, NJ)
  • Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
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Kean University (Union, NJ)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
182 Words
Love of writing
I began writing when I was about 10 years old. I wrote a lot of poetry, and still do, because I love how short it can be. Not long after I began to actively write, I stopped because, like any other writer, I thought I was a terrible writer. It wasn't until I reached the 7th grade that I began committing my life to writing. The only reason why is because of my 7th grade English teacher. He believed that I...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
47 Words
I had to explain why I would like to go to a school I had applied to in full detail. I began explaining to them who I was and what I wanted to do. Then went on explaining how the school can get me my dream job.
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Tired, broke,...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
3 Words
Sports,...
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What I’d change about my application process
5 Words
Apply earlier...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
34 Words
Internships! This is a great way to get your name...
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Why I declined other schools
65 Words
The cost is why I declined many schools. I did receive a scholarship to one school but the school I...
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High School Performance

GPA
2.99
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMarching Band
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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