ekb1994
ekb1994,
Wheaton ‘16
B.A., Communication and Media Studies, , Women’s Studies
I'm entering my senior year of college and am happy to answer all questions about the college application process!
Features Included
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Essays
12
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Norwalk
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Wheaton College (Norton, MA)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)
  • Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)
  • Smith College (Northampton, MA)
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Wheaton College (Norton, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Communication and Media Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 3 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
553 Words
Art/acting/singing
The element of surprise had largely faded from our family Christmases by the time I was fifteen. I was satisfied with the knowledge that I would probably get some clothes, books, a gadget or two, and the customary pair of socks from my aunt Megan. Christmas morning of 2009 rolled around, however, and I kept eyeing an unusually shaped parcel as I opened the expected gifts. It was shaped like a tiny guitar, or maybe a strange violin case. I waited...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
48 Words
If you get a summer job (which you should if you want some spending...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
70 Words
Wheaton is between Boston and Providence, but in a small Massachusetts town. I like that it's in a quieter place --...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
61 Words
I'm a member of the Chorale and Chamber Singers, the Feminist Association, the student newspaper, and the Precepting...
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What I’d change about my application process
57 Words
I would have asked my college counselor to be more frank with me about what schools she...
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What set me apart from other applicants
24 Words
I was very involved with a diverse...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1980
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1400
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, Debate Club/Team, Gay/Straight Alliance, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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