College Admissions Info

carriexcullen
carriexcullen
Emerson College ‘19
BA, Film, Video, and Photography, Conservation and Environmental Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

A freshman just trying to save the earth and make some films.
From: Oak Ridge , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Emerson, Art Center, UCSB
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: German

Test Scores

1800
SAT
27
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
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High School Performance

3.86
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Skiing
Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Community or summer theater/plays, Film, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Marching Band, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Interest in fine arts
581 Words
One beautiful component of creating art is the freedom of expression and opinion. One reason I love filmmaking is because every story has complex motifs and underlying objectives that can be used to send the audience a message. In all of my projects, I try to ensure that there is an underlying call to action demanding awareness and change of inequalities and injustices. Audience catharsis is an essential role in every creation of mine. With so many issues and concerns...









Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
141 Words
Prompt: “How has creativity defined you?” Creativity has helped me define my own being by giving me an outlet for the thoughts and emotions running rampant through my busy head. Creativity has allowed me to express myself through art practices, and also share my commitment to social reform with others in a way that is effective and enjoyable for me. Creativity has helped me define my identity by giving me a sense of purpose. By seeing my talents and impact,...



College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
230 Words
If I could return to senior year and redo the application process, I would do it in a much calmer state!!! I wish I could go back and tell myself (I cannot time travel, so I will tell you) that everything would be fine. I applied to all schools in California and was so dead set on starting my career right in Hollywood. The one school I applied to...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
83 Words
Everyone at my college is so open minded and friendly. Because it is a communications school, everyone has similar passions and skills. We are all...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Open-minded, passionate,...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
55 Words
I would recommend volunteering in the community in ways that are applicable to your intended major. For...





Why I ultimately chose my school
110 Words
It is important to review all aspects of a college before choosing. I chose my college because of its small size, intimate class atmosphere, location, reputation and graduation/ employment rates, and course descriptions....