College Admissions Info

Emerson College, ‘16
BFA, Creative Writing, Literature, Publishing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently a first semester senior at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. I serve as a Resident Assistant on campus, as well as working in the library, running the dance company, and am an active member of Sigma Pi Theta.
From: Swansea
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Emerson
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1890
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Dance, Drama Production Crew, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Choir, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Yearbook, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Love of writing
473 Words
I was sitting at my desk the first time it happened. No different than any other day, I had come home from school, devoured some Oreos, and was now sitting at my desk working on my homework. Except I was not really working on my homework. I was staring at my pencil. And staring. And staring. And staring. And getting nothing accomplished. I sighed and looked down at the blank piece of paper in front of me. Then I went...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
68 Words
I attended the college fair at my high school my junior year. By then, I knew that I wanted to...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
46 Words
I am the current president of the Emerson Dance Company. I also serve as...

Post-college plans
60 Words
From Emerson, I plan on going to graduate school to get my Masters degree in Library Sciences. I've...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
60 Words
Emerson is located in the heart of Boston which is AMAZING. It gives lots of opportunities for exploring...

Why I ultimately chose my school
82 Words
When I visited Emerson, it just clicked. My other two schools were located on closed campuses and despite all of the TV I've watched over...