College Admissions Info

University at Geneseo - SUNY, ‘15
BS, Early Childhood Education

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Senior at SUNY Geneseo
From: Ithaca
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Both Parents
Admission: Transfer
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UVM, Penn State, SUNY Buffalo, SUNY New Paltz, Hofstra
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1260
Highest SAT: 1760
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Rowing (Crew)
Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring, Disaster relief
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College Application Essays

An Unexpected Drive I remember August 2nd as if it were yesterday. For the first time in three days, there was no rain, the sun was blazing and I could not locate one cloud in the sky. I was sitting on the floor, playing Star Wars Legos with a four-year-old boy named “Adam”. Adam and I had been inside for at least five hours, so I decided it would be a great time to get out of the house and...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
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Teaching Philosophy and Background As a growing professional, my theoretical understandings are becoming more concrete. Along the lines of Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems theory, I believe places, including homes, schools, and communities, are all interconnected. These interrelations impact what happens in other environments, especially the classroom. Play is also imperative to learning and development. Vygotsky’s emphasis on imaginative play is important because make-believe play cultivates development and the capacities necessary for future success (Berk, 1994). The core values of NAEYC (2005)...

Additional Essay Details:
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The personal statement that I sent to colleges was a unique story that happened to me while babysitting. I decided to tell this story because in a way, many parents (and people in general) can relate to a situation like this. Many times events happen in our lives when we don't expect them to but we must accept them and deal with it, and if when we're feeling up to it, we should learn from those experiences. I wanted to...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
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As an education major there is...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
28 Words
Geneseo is a great school because it's two...

How I chose schools to apply to
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I started by deciding how far I wanted to be from home. I knew I wanted to be driving distance (no more than eight hours away) but I also didn't want to...

Post-college plans
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After college I plan to get a job, hopefully teaching. After I work for a year or two I will...