College Admissions Info

Erin Cagler
Erin Cagler
North Carolina A&T State University, ‘18
BS, Communication and Media Studies, Journalism

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hello! My name is Erin and I'm a student at North Carolina A&T State University. My major is Journalism & Mass Communications. I enjoy music, shopping, and being involved on campus!
From: Charlotte , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: N.C. A&T, NCCU, WSSU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1010
Highest SAT: 1370
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Public
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Charity Drive Organizing, Community or summer theater/plays, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Multicultural / International Club, Choir
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

According to Winston Churchill, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Taking that into consideration, I failed 2 classes my junior year of high school. This was more than an obstacle or hardship; this event was a complete 360 for my life. I didn’t just fail a few classes; I failed to apply myself in every other aspect of my life because I felt there was nothing left without my grades. I...

Supplemental Essay: Explaining disciplinary action
13 Words
Described an altercation I was involved in my freshman year of high school.

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
138 Words
Choosing a school is very important because you don't want to be stuck at the same place for 4 years and be miserable. You have to consider the main things when choosing the right school. First, consider the size and majors offered...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
112 Words
As far as extracurricular activities, make sure you're getting involved in something that will benefit you in the future or something that you're currently super interested in. Just because the neurology club sounds cool...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
134 Words
A huge thing I would recommend specifically for post-high school going into your freshman year of college is a summer bridge program! This past summer I was accepted into a scholars summer bridge program for my school. I stayed on...