Keely
Keely,
Emerson ‘17
B.S., Journalism
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.
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
8
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Tampa, Florida
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Emerson College (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Journalism

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
497 Words
Bizarre talent
“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...
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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...
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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,...
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General 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...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
51 Words
In the end, YOU are the one going to college. A guidance counselor or parent...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.9
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2150
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMarching Band, Chinese Club, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, National Honor Society, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Library Volunteer, Homecoming committee

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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