College Admissions Info

cassie.schutzer
cassie.schutzer
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill ‘15
BA, Graphic Design

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a senior graphic design major with a job in communications after I graduate in May.
From: Fayetteville , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: East Carolina, UNC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2040
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society, Spanish Club
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

I basically wrote about things that weren't included in my application. I wrote about why Chapel Hill appealed so much to me and about how I'd been dreaming of attending UNC since I was in middle school. I also wrote about why I would be an asset to the school, what I would bring that others couldn't.

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
304 Words
When I was in the seventh or eighth grade, my parents sent me away to a week-long basketball camp at North Carolina State University to “build character” and “develop teamwork skills”. I expected this experience to be the worst week of my life. What I didn’t expect was for it to be a life changing one. I had never heard of Kay Yow Basketball Camp, nor had I ever heard of Kay Yow, herself. But by the end of...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
516 Words
“Can you come over and weigh yourself?” These are the words I always dreaded to hear when I went to the doctor. As I made the painfully long walk to the scale, all I could think about was how much my body embarrassed me. Growing up, I was always self conscious about my weight. My family has a history of obesity and diabetes, so when I became overweight, it was not a big surprise. Since then, I have learned to...







College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
70 Words
I am a peer minster at the Catholic student center. I chose to attend the center because I was looking for...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
40 Words
I didn't apply for any scholarships, but I definitely wish I had!...





Post-college plans
15 Words
I have accepted a full-time...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Driven, competitive,...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
63 Words
Everyone at UNC is super open to helping out a first-year. I was so intimidated to talk to anyone...