College Admissions Info

brittany_santos
brittany_santo
Emerson College, ‘16
BA, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a girl pursuing a career in book publishing after having had a lot of bad cards in life dealt to me.
From: Kyle , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Grandparent
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Emerson, Southwestern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: German

Test Scores

1740
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1250
Highest SAT: 1740

High School Performance

3.29
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, School Band, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Out of all of the fictional characters I have gone on adventures with; Hermione Granger was my role model, starting at the age of 8. Some may scoff, but one must understand that Harry Potter was all I had. My parents—high school dropouts—never gave much importance to reading; my mother refused to read anything with “too many words” to me as a bedtime story, and my father read to me in a voice that dismissed the act itself as...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
90 Words
My chosen major of Writing, Literature and Publishing was influenced by my desire to become a mild-mannered editor by day and a coffe-drinking novelist at night--the Batman of the literary world, so to speak. I want to correct grammar errors and banish novelists to revision; I want to write tales of fantastic creatures and people, with the horrors that come with them. Only the program at Emerson has the focus and tools that I need to become this dual-natured beast...



College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
63 Words
My guidance counselor and my favorite English teacher wrote my letters of recommendation. My guidance counselor wrote about my...





How to increase chances at my school
78 Words
Don't be intimidated by the high academic standards that people who come to Emerson have. The admissions here look for people who did...





Post-college plans
68 Words
The plan is to open up an editorial company to serve the needs of both publishing houses and self-published writers....





What I like about my school’s location and culture
63 Words
Emerson is a very interesting place--and I don't mean interesting in the bad way. There's always something quirky or...





Why I ultimately chose my school
54 Words
For the career path I wanted (book publishing), Emerson is one of the few colleges in...