College Admissions Info

Emerson College, ‘18
BA, English

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

I'm a freshman at Emerson College majoring in Writing, Literature, and Publishing.
From: Dix Hills , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Bard, Hofstra, Emerson
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Italian

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2130
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Transition to adulthood
636 Words
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...

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,”...

College 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,...

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....

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...

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...