College Admissions Info

Keely
Keely
Emerson College, ‘17
BS, Journalism

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi! I'm Keely and I'm an Emerson journalism major. I love writing about music, entertainment, travel, and sports, and in my free time I love planning imaginary trips for myself.
From: Tampa , Florida
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Emerson, Northeastern, William & Mary, BU, Florida
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2150
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2150
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High School Performance

3.90
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, Chinese Club, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, National Honor Society, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Library Volunteer, Homecoming committee
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Bizarre talent
497 Words
“Even if it's a bit edgy, a bit out of your comfort zone, saying yes means that you will do something new.” – Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google For an author, yes can mean the contract of their dreams. For an athlete, it can mean they’ve been recruited to a top-tier college. For me, yes meant being part of setting a record on the deck of the USS Intrepid. I’d gotten the email almost a year ago: a...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
498 Words
Dreaming Together “‘You are stronger than you think you are, braver than you believe, and smarter than you think you are.’ –Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh” The email pops up at the corner of my taskbar; it’s another quote from Drew’s collection. As I scroll down the email conversation, it’s hard to believe it’s been two months since we met. The conference was nine days long. It was three hundred high school students thrown together...







Additional Essay Details:
118 Words
The essay was for admittance to the Emerson College Honors program. The prompt, available on the Emerson College website, is: "Wallace Bacon, a recipient of an honorary doctorate from Emerson College in 1975, wrote that the liberal arts, or humanities, “are concerned with the question of what makes life worth living. And that question concerns not simply oneself but others. The humanities must help us learn who we are; they must help us learn the otherness of others.” In this light,...



College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
84 Words
Emerson College is right in the heart of Boston. There's not really a defined campus, which isn't for everyone, but personally I love feeling like...





Why I ultimately chose my school
51 Words
In the end, YOU are the one going to college. A guidance counselor or parent...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
162 Words
Whatever you do with your summer, do something productive. If you can get a job or internship that relates to your field of study, great! But if you can't, you get rejected everywhere you apply, or things just don't pan out, don't worry. It doesn't have to be an...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
89 Words
Emerson is seen as a very "artsy" school, so a lot of people tend to think all the students are "artsy": have brightly colored hair, lots of...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
84 Words
In a word, people here are passionate. They're passionate about their work and their art and the causes they stand up for. So make sure...