alysen_smith
alysen_smith,
Emerson ‘17
B.A., Literature, , Publishing, , Creative Writing
I'm a sophomore at Emerson College in Boston, MA
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
5
Scores
2
Advice
5
ECs
5
Sports

Background

Hometown Brandon, Vermont
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
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Emerson College (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Literature

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
488 Words
Role model/inspiration
Throughout my life, many people have had a memorable influence on me. Fortunately, I've known a number of respectable, honest and virtuous individuals who have gained my admiration through the lessons or values which they have instilled in me. My parents, two of the most prominent of these people, have always encouraged generosity and empathy; many of my teachers have imparted on me the value of ambition and self-discipline; likewise, I have learned many important lessons from other significant figures...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
187 Words
When I began working at Olympia Sports in the summer of 2011, I would never have guessed that I would benefit from my job to the extent that I have. As my first official employer, store 132 in Middlebury, Vermont has taught me the value of cooperation and responsibility more than any other experience I’ve had. My job has impressed upon me that respecting the people that I work with and valuing their opinions and points of view results in a...
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Additional Essay Details
152 Words
For my personal statement, I was prompted to write about someone in my life who influence me the most. For the supplementary essay, I was prompted to write about how a work experience influenced my life. Both of these topics required a lot of reflection; but writing the essays wasn't the hard part. After I finished writing them, I took each essay to my high school English teacher and had him critique them. Then, I revised them and gave them...
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General Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
65 Words
I love Emerson's location more than any of the other ten schools I applied to. You can find us in...
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What I’d change about my application process
71 Words
I applied to eleven schools in all. I wanted to make absolutely sure that I was going to go to college...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1890
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1340
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Student Council / Government, Yearbook, Prom Committee, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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