jessram
jessram,
Susquehanna ‘18
B.A., Creative Writing, , Developmental and Child Psychology
I'm a first year student at Susquehanna University with a double major in Psychology and Creative Writing. Hopefully I will go on to receive my Ph.D. in Psychiatry.
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Royersford, Pennsylvania
GenderFemale
EthnicityPrefer Not to Share
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Suriname Creole

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove, PA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
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Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Creative Writing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
663 Words
Overcoming personal struggle
June 26th, 2009. Sun streamed in through the blinds, my grandmother’s voice faintly reached my ears. It must have been a bit past noon. I reached for my glasses and wandered out the door and down the staircase. She was standing at the foot of the stairs, confusion clouding her face, phone in hand. When I took the phone from her, she mumbled something about Keshaun, my younger brother, and then stepped back. “Hello?” “Jess, hi.” The voice on the...
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General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
11 Words
Developmental Psychology: It's...
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What I’d change about my application process
36 Words
I would have looked at schools much earlier than I started....
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
63 Words
Crusader: Newspaper: I love being able to write about current campus news and helping inform the people around...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
76 Words
Do things you enjoy. I took a lot of volunteering camps and writing workshops and I'm glad I got into them. Many of...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
42 Words
It feels like home every time I step on campus. The people here...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.70
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1920
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1360
SAT Prep
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCharity Drive Organizing, Choir, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

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