shanrb12
shanrb12,
Penn State ‘19
B.A., Advertising
Outgoing, involved in everything, upper/middle type of student.
Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
4
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • University of Delaware (Newark, DE)
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Advertising

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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"Congrats, Shannon! I voted for you!" The words of a familiar faced freshman girl broke through the nervous thoughts racing around my mind. I reacted by politely thanking her before fully grasping what her words meant. As I continued walking down the 900 Hallway, congratulations and high fives met my steps. I hadn’t realized that during those congratulatory minutes, my body had relaxed into the realization of what this all meant before my mind had: I had been elected Vice...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
36 Words
I wrote about a place where I feel most content. I strayed away from the typical ones like "Grandma's House" or "The Beach" and wrote about a little luncheonette place I go to on Sunday mornings.
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
35 Words
Penn State not only has an unrivaled football team, but also...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
33 Words
Honestly, everything an admissions counselor is going to tell you...
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How to increase chances at my school
139 Words
I wanted to either go to Syracuse or Penn State. For Syracuse, I wanted to go into the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications, but I knew it was going to be hard. So I applied ED with Newhouse as my first...
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Why I declined other schools
6 Words
I got...
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How I chose schools to apply to
38 Words
Go on visits to all different types of schools. Big, small,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.30
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1720
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1230
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball, Softball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Church, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Boy/Girl Scouts

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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