College Admissions Info

Drexel University, ‘19
BS, Fashion and Apparel Merchandising, Consumer and Retail Merchandising

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: King of Prussia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Drexel, FIT, Marist, Philau
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: French Club, Yearbook, School Choir, Church, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
600 Words
When I go to a museum, I am surrounded by some of my favorite parts of life. I could be walking through the Greek art section, admiring statues of mythical goddesses that stare right back at me. My journey could take me to the Impressionists and their ability to capture movement in still paintings using only a brush. It almost doesn’t matter what particular piece I’m looking at. For a few short hours, I am isolated from the...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
560 Words
"Please write a 250-650 word essay about why you are interested in majoring in Design & Merchandising at Drexel. What specifically interests you about the Design & Merchandising program? How will Design & Merchandising help you attain your goals?" My search for the perfect college has been particularly narrowed down by my requirement for it to have my intended major, fashion merchandising. I thought that the major incorporated everything I wanted in a program. However, after finding out about Drexel’s Design and...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
762 Words
"What makes you a perfect candidate for FIT? Why are you interested in the major you are applying to? The essay is also your chance to tell us more about your experiences, activities and accomplishments. (No more than 750 words, please.)" Fashion merchandising management is an ideal fit for me--the dual aspect of combining business and creativity is perfectly suited for my logical yet artistic personality. My leadership experience, creativity, math skills, and passion for the area will allow me to...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
1240 Words
"Works of art, such as movies, poems, novels, art, and music, often affect our perspective on life. Choose a work of art that has had an effect on you. Tell us about that work and let us know how and why it had an effect on you." Reading Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth has inspired me to defy the social norms that once existed in America. Living in 1890s American society, the heroine Lily Bart feels that she...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
37 Words
My major! Fashion Merchandising (also called Design and Merchandising at Drexel,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
38 Words
I applied for probably more than 20 scholarships. I got less than...

Why I ultimately chose my school
20 Words
Name recognition, a great co-op program,...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
23 Words
It's in a city (Philadelphia) so there's...

My advice about getting recommenders
26 Words
Ask them way ahead of time! They'll be...