College Admissions Info

Johnson and Wales University, ‘19
BS, Advertising

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am an advertising major at Johnson & Wales University, and am happy to help out.
From: Lincoln , Rhode Island
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Pace, Pratt, JWU, FPU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1160
Highest SAT: 1610
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Yearbook
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College Application Essays

Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what lessons did you learn? Failure is not a lack of success; failure is quitting. Failure is the idea of giving up, and a person’s choice not to progress, because people only truly fail when they stop trying. I failed during my junior season of volleyball. My biggest goal of my junior year playing volleyball was to be an Outside Hitter – the main attacker...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
554 Words
Describe when and how you became interested in art, design, writing, architecture, or the particular major to which you are applying. Describe how this interest has manifested itself in your daily life. (Pratt Institute) I had seen commercials on television throughout my whole life just like any other average kid. However, what I never expected was that I would discover my intended art major from a simple McDonald’s commercial. It was during my sophomore year when teachers were starting...

Additional Essay Details:
53 Words
-Make sure to put your personality and uniqueness into your essay. -Make sure to answer the question completely, but do so in an exciting and interesting way. -Colleges are getting hundreds of applications answering the same question - STAND OUT, make sure you are not like the rest of the cliche, standard essays!

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
27 Words
Principles of Marketing - this is one of...

What I’d change about my application process
23 Words
Added my SAT scores to my application...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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My school was the cheapest of all...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Ask people/teachers who actually know you...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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I took out loans, and STILL continue to...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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My campus is always planning events for students - especially around...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Active (socially, academically,...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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My school is right in the center of a city, so...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
60 Words
I would try to unite my campus more, because JWU is split into two campuses in RI. Granted...

How to increase chances at my school
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Just be very active in your extracurriculars or a good resume....