emgorr18
emgorr18,
Holy Cross ‘18
B.S., Visual Arts
College of the Holy Cross Class of 2018; Division 1 varsity rowing; Biology Major
Features Included
4
Essays
7
Schools
12
Scores
6
Advice
7
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Barnstable, Massachusetts
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
  • University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
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College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Visual Arts

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
71 Words
One moment that changed you
I wrote about an experience at Boston Children's Hospital in which I interacted with a patient in the NICU that had no family and was spanish speaking yet being spoken to in spanish. I told the child stories in spanish and watched as they transformed with heart rate returning to stability. The child became more calm and stopped crying showing me the need for personalized care in the health care system.
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
13 Words
Talked about how the specifics of the school applied to my academic interests.
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
17 Words
Used my rainboots as a metaphor for many life experiences and my love of nature and exploration.
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Additional Essay Details
32 Words
Primary essay allowed me to show career interest, community involvement and moral values, while my supplemental essays helped to direct interest of specific schools as well as show other interests I have.
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
6 Words
Student government,...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
81 Words
Rowing (Div 1 varsity team): I've always been an athlete throughout high school and wanted to continue competing because it keeps balance in my life...
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What I’d change about my application process
37 Words
I would not have applied to as many schools and I...
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
51 Words
Contacting professors at schools in subjects of interest can help you to see if the...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
37 Words
Intro to Psychology: I had an amazing professor who was extremely...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
32 Words
I have both loans and many scholarships, take advantage of...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2020
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1420
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball , Track & Field, Swimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, National Honor Society, Hospital Volunteer, School Jazz / Orchestra, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Nursing Home Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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