College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

High School Class of 2015. Soon-to-be Journalism Major. Applied to: Syracuse University, NYU, Boston University, Emerson College, Ithaca College, Hofstra University, St. John's University, SUNY Oswego.
From: West Islip , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: St. John's, Hofstra, SUNY Oswego
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1990
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Baseball
Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, School Band, Spanish Club, School Jazz / Orchestra
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
659 Words
Content (kən-ˈtent) adjective: To be satisfied with what one is or has, or with where one is. My idea of content is 8:57-9:38 AM, Monday-Friday, September-June. I walk into the band room, and I am immediately greeted by my friends, along with the opportunity and success that has always seemed to accompany the experience of simply walking through a set of wooden double doors. For the four years that I have been a student at West Islip High...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
492 Words
“Memento qui es et quod significa.” This Latin proverb translates roughly to “Remember who you are and what you represent.” My grandfather instilled this value of pride and responsibility to all 7 of his children, and all 19 of his grandchildren. To me, this is the core principle of what community service is. Not only is helping others in need a priority, but one should never forget where they came from, and should assist their hometown whenever possible. I live in a...

College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
75 Words
Declining other schools isn't about what they can or can't give to you; it's about what other schools can provide more. I applied...

My advice about getting recommenders
102 Words
I held my recommendation letters very close to me because they were personal reflections of how I was as a student. I chose teachers that I felt I had seen me ...