College Admissions Info

New York University, ‘18
BFA, Film, Video, and Photography

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 supplemental essays

Student Background

Current Film & TV Student at New York University
From: Grand Rapids , Michigan
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: DePaul, NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest ACT:

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Yearbook, Film, Church
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
487 Words
Conversations stomp on the silence that preceded. Lockers open and close. Life moves fast- five minutes or less. Feet shuffle. Zippers zip. A smile stolen here, some awkward eye contact there. And with the ring of a bell, silence again. In the time it takes to get from one end of the building to the other, there are enough seconds to complete two short conversations, four high fives, and five to ten “Hey!”s, depending on how wisely one uses...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
335 Words
**This prompt was to write about an event where you demonstrated leadership or collaboration** Everybody was jumping and dancing to the music, they seemed to be having a good time. The band was playing well, the singer was really into it, and energy was high. It wasn’t a typical school day for anybody, but way more fun. I motioned to cut the music, and hopped on stage with a microphone. “We’re going to start focusing primarily on audience...

Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
1050 Words
PROMPT: "Describe an event in your life and how it changed you or someone close to you. This event can be dramatic and/or comedic, major or minor. Please do not write about why or what lead you to pursue a degree in film and television production. Ultimately we are looking for evidence of your potential as a storyteller. The personal story should not exceed 4 double-spaced pages." I was exhausted. Tired. Annoyed even. Ready for a nap. The sky was...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
298 Words
Tisch, to me, represents an opportunity. When I first picked up a video camera in elementary school, I didn’t instantaneously discover a passion that would last a lifetime. My life wasn’t changed in a flash, I had only found a small hobby. However as many things do when nurtured over time, that hobby grew. As it grew into something greater, into a source of pride and potential career path, I needed to find a place where it could...

Additional Essay Details:
21 Words
In addition to utilizing the essay from the Common Application, NYU had three school specific supplement writings, which are included here.

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