College Admissions Info

Emerson College, ‘16
BS, Journalism

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Emerson College senior studying journalism, writing, and publishing
From: North Attleborough , Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Hofstra, American, Emerson
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1320
Highest SAT: 1850
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays
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College Application Essays

My favorite part of any airplane ride is the takeoff. No matter how tired I am from travelling, I always force myself to stay awake through it. There’s something incredible about seeing the city which seems so big from the ground, shrink to miniature. It doesn’t cease to amaze me how a building that seems so massive from a few feet away can seem like a stack of building blocks from a few thousand feet in the air....

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
35 Words
I added several articles that I'd written for my local newspaper as my supplemental essays. Applying as a journalism major, this was extremely important and showed not only my passion for writing, but my dedication.

Additional Essay Details:
240 Words
I wrote about my brother's diagnosis with an illness that left him partially paralyzed and how it affected my life through use of metaphor. I started off the essay with talking about plane rides and how I love watching the take-off. I talked about how much I enjoyed watching the world around me shrink and then transitioned into talking about how there are some events in life that are like taking off in an airplane in that they make everything...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
62 Words
My favorite course was the class I took to fulfill my US diversity requirement. It was Images of the...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
24 Words
I did not use a private admissions...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
25 Words
The Evvys, Emerson's student-run awards ceremony, student publications,...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
37 Words
As long as you show that you're passionate and active, Emerson...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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Emerson felt like home. There's no place like Boston and there's no school that quite what Emerson does. I...