College Admissions Info

phoebepmr
‘19
BFA, Film and Video Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I graduated high school a year early and did an internship gap program. NYU class of 2019.
From: Riverdale
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: NYU, NYIT, Binghamton
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

30
ACT
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, Student Activities Committee
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
654 Words
Rubbing two sticks together to make a fire. It's a familiar cliché from kids' movies and melodramatic survival stories. It's also a skill I've come close to perfecting. Specifically, making a fire by "bowdrilling," which involves a piece of parachute chord, a heavy, curved stick, two more pieces of wood and a lot of skill. I learned to bowdrill in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia, surrounded by trees and people I love. While it's unlikely I'll be in a...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
384 Words
I grew up in New York City and have met people from all around the world here. I have also spent a lot of time away at school and whenever I'm home I am always awed by the simple exchanges that take place on the city streets. I'm thrilled when a tourist approaches me for directions and I recognize a French or Israeli accent and have a chance to practice my linguistic skills and offer help in his or her...







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