MarkG
MarkG,
Emerson ‘18
B.A., Film, Video, and Photography
I'm a freshman in the Honors Program at Emerson College. I'm a Visual and Media Arts major with a focus in post-production.
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Weston
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Adelphi University  (Garden City, NY)
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Emerson College (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Film, Video, and Photography

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Communication wasn't always my forté. To be fair, everyone starts out with subpar communication skills. People usually take about a year after birth before they begin figuring out the process of effectively articulating their thoughts and emotions. By the time kids are in preschool, they may as well have a PhD in Talking with a concentration in Asking Questions. But I couldn’t speak a sentence until I was four years old. My story starts at birth. Pretty cliché, I...
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I used to have serious issues with confidence and self-esteem. The world outside my personal bubble was intimidating, and I didn't know how to handle it. I was emotional and introverted through middle school, morbidly afraid that I would mess up and that my peers wouldn't like me. I had trouble making friends, and I was just plain lonely. My life completely changed when I was a teenager. After middle school, I went to an arts camp and a new...
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Many of my friends define their lifetime goals in terms of their future careers. They want to be doctors and scientists, artists and teachers. These guys know what they want to “do”. Let me be honest for a moment. I’m seventeen years old. I’m just a high school student, and I don’t know what I want to "do". Maybe my fate ends with me becoming a filmmaker, or a journalist, or an actor, or anything else, but...
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She looks up at the stars, lying beside me on the wet asphalt. She looks up at the stars and she thinks about the bigness and the far-awayness of outer space. Everything is so big, everything is so far away, and she is so small. She ponders her own insignificance. She panics and realizes that she doesn't mean anything. She will never mean anything, and she feels that she should be important, and why doesn't she mean anything and oh...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2260
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFilm, Improv club/team, School Theater/Plays, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received

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