College Admissions Info

Emerson College, ‘17
BA, Cinematography and Video Production, Film and Video Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Emerson College, Class of 2017, BA Film Production
From: Mystic , Connecticut
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Emerson, UConn
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2160
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High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Rowing (Crew)
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Your sibling’s story
512 Words
Emmy Walrath CommonApp Essay My life began wonderfully. I grew up surrounded by family affection, comfortable with my world’s security, peacefulness, and predictability. Little did I know how it would change. Friday, sixth of July 2012: I am in my house, sitting on the stairs with my mom and talking about the laundry, when my five-year-old adopted brother Michael bursts out of his room, shrieking in genuine distress, “But Mom, you’re SITTING in the MIDDLE of the STAIRS!” He...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
553 Words
This summer, I spent three weeks taking a video production course at Brown University. I loved the class, and also the independence that came with life in a city on a college campus--I set my own schedule, made my own rules, and did my own shopping. One sunny yellow Friday afternoon as I trotted back to my dorm from the CVS Pharmacy up the street, having just bought myself some Motts applesauce, I smiled at a homeless lady seated on...

Additional Essay Details:
120 Words
Emerson required this additional essay in order to apply for the Honors program, into which I was accepted. The prompt was: 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...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
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When I began my college search, I wasn't sure exactly what I wanted to study. I looked for schools that had...