College Admissions Info

erinrose1997
Emerson College, ‘20
BA,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 8 advice topics

Student Background

From: Boca Raton, FL , Florida
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Emerson, Suffolk, Stetson, New School, American, Fordham, SCAD, BMCC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

29
ACT
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.40
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, French Club, Chess, Community Cleanup / Service, Key Club, National Honor Society, Photography / Film, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement:
632 Words
I was lucky enough to be raised in a household that was full of life and appreciation for the world. From a young age, I learned to respect a myriad of cultures and knew more about the world and it’s diversity than many of my friends. Instead of children’s music, I listened to world music ranging from reggae, to Malagasy music, to Icelandic music. On a regular basis, my mother would take my brother and me to Taiko...









College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
56 Words
I interviewed for both Dartmouth and Columbia University. I think the interviews went very well and made...





Why I ultimately chose my school
38 Words
When I toured Emerson College, I fell in love with how...





My advice about getting recommenders
58 Words
Ask the teachers you had a connection with. I was never a very outspoken student but I...





What I’d change about my application process
21 Words
I'd have applied to a few...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
60 Words
I had someone look over my essay and give me advice on the topic I was writing about...





What set me apart from other applicants
22 Words
My extensive experience within journalism, which is...





Why I declined other schools
57 Words
In my heart, I knew Emerson College was for me when I toured it and was accepted....





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
82 Words
Talk about the real reason you applied to the school. Don't just write "my parents went there" or "I like the location", write why the...