moviemakermary
moviemakermary,
UT Austin ‘18
B.S., Film, Video, and Photography
I'm a current second-year at the University of Texas at Austin. Hook 'em!
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
5
Advice
6
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Atlanta, Georgia
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Polish, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
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University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)

Applied for a B.S. in Film, Video, and Photography

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I remember the week before the last band competition like it was yesterday. We were in bad shape. Our marching band’s color guard is a relatively new organization: it only materialized three years ago. I joined after its first year of existence, when the group was still struggling to make a name for itself. The attitude of skepticism which the whole band held about us made us want to work extremely hard in an effort to prove our worthiness...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
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When I tell my friends that I identify as a Liberal Catholic, most call me a walking contradiction. From their perspective, this assumption makes sense. The Catholic Church, along with countless other religious organizations, has a long history of exclusivity and rigidity when it comes to its laws, usually taken directly from the Bible. In its essence, there seems to be nothing liberal about it. My parents have raised me in this faith since the day I was born; as...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
76 Words
I was accepted into Boston University with a $20,000 scholarship, but my cost-of-attendance would still have been in the range of $40,000/year. I certainly...
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How I chose schools to apply to
26 Words
I already knew that I wanted to major...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
65 Words
Austin is an AMAZING place to attend college. Truly, I tell people all the time I couldn't imagine going to...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
49 Words
As an out-of-state student, I HIGHLY recommend applying for scholarships through your school. Trust me,...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
65 Words
I'm in the Longhorn Band here at UT, and it is by far my favorite extracurricular on campus. If you...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.32
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsTennis, Drill, Soccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBroadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Church, Key Club, Marching Band, National Honor Society, School Choir

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received
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