Cincinnati ‘21
B.F.A., Art History
Hi guys!! I am a Freshman Art History major and Fine Arts minor at the University of Cincinnati: College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning! Lover of books, coffee, netflix, board games, and Harry Styles.
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Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken German

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Miami University - Oxford (Oxford, OH)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
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University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)

Applied for a B.F.A. in Art History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

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Personal Statement
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Feeling out of place, Interest in fine arts
When born into a life of moving a broadened mind is nearly a birthright. Early on, I realized the giftings of transition, appreciating deeply the world around me being one. This adventurous life has weaved eras, connected disparate places and grown a heart that sees immeasurable beauty in the most divergent of places: empty buildings become caverns of stories, brick roads provide historic echoes of a "once upon a time" gone by and careening waves sing sweet songs of serenity. ...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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Lit paper: Social Issues in any of the books we read in class. I chose Toni Morrison's Beloved (works cited below it) Freud’s theory of psychoanalysis says that the predominant defense mechanism human beings have is repression, which is defined, by Merriam-Webster, as: “a mental process by which distressing thoughts, memories, or impulses that may give rise to anxiety are excluded from consciousness and left to operate in the unconscious.” Repression is usually the result of a traumatic event,...
Additional Essay Details
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Once, I used Beloved and the Magic Tree House series as references in the same paper

General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
154 Words
I wouldn't get as stressed out (well, I would try not to get so stressed out). Look, it is your future; but at the same exact time, it's not. Everything works itself out in the end, it just needs a bit of a push sometimes. When...
What set me apart from other applicants
247 Words
They always tell you to be broad in your essays. That is true, to an extent. I was talking to one of the women I trusted the most at my school: my AP English Lang teacher. She knew me very well, knew all of my ups and downs from years past and the current year. I met with her to ask her to write my letter of recommendation, and, after she said yes, it...
My advice about getting recommenders
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Get to know your teachers!! There are teachers that you love and some that you hate, so obviously go with the ones you love (no brainer). Teachers only want you to succeed, so find the ones that have always been there for you. One of my letters was from my freshman English teacher- he supported me every step of the way and took way more time out of his day to help me than...
Why I ultimately chose my school
267 Words
Go on tours. I cannot stress that enough. You need to see if you can see yourself at the university before you make a decision. Sure, they have a great program, but are you going to be happy there? When I was younger, we lived in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, which is where Wake Forest University is. If you haven't seen it, it's like it is out of a dream. It is the picturesque college campus. It's what I wanted for...
Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Loans. I didn't get what I had hoped for in scholarships. But don't sweat not getting it. There is always a way to...
Post-college plans
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Grad school!! When you're looking at universities, don't be turned off by the idea of a five year program. A lot of them use that extra year for internships that help you...
What I like about my school’s location and culture
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I've lived in big cities my whole life so I'm really comfortable being right there, in all the action. Also, I love this city a lot, Cincinnati is so great! And, it is so...

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