channellerusse
channellerusse,
Emory ‘22
B.A., Language Studies and Linguistics
Writer, music lover, not afraid to learn.
Features Included
1
Essays
12
Schools
11
Scores
3
Advice
10
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Myrtle Beach, Jamaica
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Scripps College (Claremont, CA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Howard University (Washington, DC)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
  • Clemson University (Clemson, SC)
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Emory University (Atlanta, GA)

Applied for a B.A. in Language Studies and Linguistics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

When I was four, we were homeless. We lived in the Bronx at the time, and it was winter. My mother didn't have the money to buy heavy-duty winter jackets, so we settled for thin layers of clothes. We were immigrants fresh off the plane from Jamaica, and our English was heavily accented. Still, even with the fear that we might not be understood, we begged. For money. For compassion. We were homeless and cold, pleading in the middle of...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I wish I had known as a first generation applicant
167 Words
When it came to financial aid and sending scores, I was clueless. Prior to me, no one in my family even thought about applying to college. I was not aware of the significant financial burden college applications could pose. My advice to everyone applying is to exhaust as many waivers...
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How I made up for low grades in high school
123 Words
My freshman year was obstacle after obstacle. I'll admit: I pulled out some pretty mediocre grades. For every A I had, there was a C scattered in there. I ended my freshman year with a weighted GPA...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
97 Words
First and foremost, I am a writer. But when applying to colleges, I had no idea what topics to write on. But I understood that whatever I did choose...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.41
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1430
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic, Family Responsibilities, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Debate Club/Team, Student Council / Government, Academic, Academic, Other Club/Activity, Student Council / Government, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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