emilyhillebrand
emilyhillebran,
Emerson ‘18
B.A., English
I'm a freshman at Emerson College majoring in Writing, Literature, and Publishing.
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
11
Scores
4
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Dix Hills, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Italian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
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Emerson College (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
636 Words
Transition to adulthood
Little girls are supposed to dream about white knights and the day their prince comes, blonde hair and fancy gowns, staying out past midnight and first kisses. They’re taught to spend their time buying Barbies and braiding hair, trading giggly secrets and playing house, baking with mommy and taking ballet. I was never told not to use the pretend toolbox or race toy cars around their plastic tracks, but there was always an omnipresent, invisible barrier keeping me from...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
619 Words
I vaguely remember the moment I learned the meaning of the word lesbian. It was either third grade or fourth, and I was on the bus with a friend, someone I considered close enough to ask its meaning unreservedly (when you’re eight years old, the act of not knowing is practically criminal). Another boy turned around and looked at me like I was an alien. “It’s when a girl likes another girl the way most girls like boys,”...
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General Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
77 Words
Emerson College has a vibrant student population with individuals who truly care about the impact they make on the world. We are passionate,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
137 Words
It's definitely easier to start looking for schools if you have an idea of what you want to study - it's simply a matter of googling the top programs for that interest, and then revising your list for location and cost....
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What I’d change about my application process
56 Words
I wouldn't stress so much or start so late. Try to work on your application a little...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
134 Words
Every school you visit is going to give you the grand tour of their best facilities and tell you every detail about the grads who have gone on to do amazing things. As cynical as it sounds, don't take all...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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