kourtneyh
kourtneyh,
CSU ‘20
B.A., English
I am a junior Journalism and English double major at Cleveland State University, and I am in several student organizations as well as on-campus job positions.
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Background

Hometown Brookfield, Ohio
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

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Cleveland State University (Cleveland, OH)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Freshman year, I didn't do much. I was a member of Viking Expeditions and went on a few local service day events. In the spring, I ran for the senate with Student Government Association. I also emailed The Cauldron with an interest to write, but it...
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More Essays

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Some skills cannot be learned from scratch. We are both with or without a basic ability to do certain things, and they cannot be taught at the very beginning level. The ability to teach people is one of these skills. It is a skill I believe I am already improving in myself day by day. It is the skill I plan to use when I become a high school English teacher. The ability to teach is an obvious necessity for...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
51 Words
I would have researched what the typical financial aid package is at the schools I...
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My advice about getting recommenders
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Ask a diverse set of people. It makes a big difference if you've made a good impression on a wide variety of people, and that isn't something you can...
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What I wish I had known as a first generation applicant
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Look into support that the university you're applying to offers. I didn't know that Cleveland State has the TRIO program until...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
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Try to apply as soon as the applications open. Usually, that starts on August 1 for the average university. That means classes haven't started yet and the applications are mixing with...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.90
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
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Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball, Bowling

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesQuiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Rotary Club, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Drama Production Crew, Yearbook, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Choir
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