madelynne.weisberg
madelynne.weis,
Emerson ‘18
B.A., Film and Video Studies
I am a writer, book lover, pluviophile, student, dancer, and more.
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
7
Scores
6
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Merrimack
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • City College - CUNY (New York, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Hunter College - CUNY (New York, NY)
  • Pace University (New York, NY)
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Emerson College (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Film and Video Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
264 Words
Challenged a belief
My decision to eliminate my father from my life isn't a popular one, but it is mine. I dumbfound people with this choice, with my disloyalty to my father, but those same people baffle me. I've waited eight years to be exactly where I am right now, applying to college and planning my life free of 'under 18' restrictions. I've picked myself up so many times since age nine and I'm finally ready to ensure the first time I fall...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
47 Words
I was given a low word limit and asked to write about a time where I used my creativity in a productive and unusual way. I described how I was able to use cardboard, tacks, and yarn to set up a shelf to hold my alarm clock.
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
63 Words
They're not very easy to get, but keep trying. Don't stop looking and applying once your bill is due....
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
quirky, socially...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
118 Words
The dinning hall sucks. Little Building has mice. We don't have built-in snow days. School food is expensive. Not all of the rooms are the same size in a suite even if all are a...
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Why I declined other schools
37 Words
A lot of the other schools I applied to didn't really...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
23 Words
Being in Boston is amazing, but the...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
29 Words
Emerson has an amazing program for what I wanted...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.6
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1810
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1290
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Dance, Gay/Straight Alliance, Library Volunteer, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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