mtanenbaum
mtanenbaum,
Emerson ‘19
B.A., Creative Writing, , Film and Video Studies
A film/screenwriting student who's been through the process and got out alive.
Features Included
6
Essays
7
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
9
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Worcester, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Pace University (New York, NY)
  • Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
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Emerson College (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Creative Writing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
626 Words
Creative personal story
As soon as I first walked into Second Chance's well air-conditioned halls, I knew it would become a refuge for more than just the oppressive heat of a late June day. Everywhere I looked, both the dogs and, surprisingly also the cats, had mastered the age-old art of "puppy dog eyes". After one connected glance from me to a grey dog named Elroy, I was hooked. As it turned out, Elroy was perhaps greying, as most men do, because of...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
8 Words
Why I would like to go to BU.
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
8 Words
Why I would like to go to NYU.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
7 Words
Why I chose my major. (Emerson College)
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
8 Words
What I would title my autobiography. (Emerson College)
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Additional Essay Details
937 Words
BU Supplemental Essay: There are a few landmarks that, to me, have always represented Boston. There is Fenway, the Prudential Center, and, lastly, there is Boston University. This association was perhaps what led to a slightly confrontational conversation I had in second grade: "Where do YOU want to go to college, Miriam?" Drew Rosen asked me. "Hmm," I thought, "I want to go to BU." "My Daddy went to BC." "Well your Dad's stupid. My Dad went to BU." "No,...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
229 Words
If I had to change something about my application process, it would honestly be that I wish I'd applied to more, and more varied, schools. I regret not applying to places more widely. At the end of it all, what you really want more than anything is a choice. If you don't apply to enough schools, you may not have one. This year (2014-2015) was a particularly difficult one,...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Creative, quirky,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
47 Words
I would highly recommend either taking a summer pre-college course (I took one at...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
52 Words
I used the college councilors at my school and, while they should be used as a...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
54 Words
I originally applied ED to BU, and was deferred. I continued with it and sent in...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.20
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1860
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1320
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAnimal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Drama Production Crew, Film, Gay/Straight Alliance, Improv club/team, Philosophy Club, Photography / Film, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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