writercarl
writercarl,
Carleton ‘22
B.A., English
English Major From Minnesota
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
5
Scores
3
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Minneapolis, Minnesota
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Carleton College (Northfield, MN)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
  • University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
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Carleton College (Northfield, MN)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.
In ninth grade Physics I learned how an electric circuit works. Electrons flow through a pathway of wires, with a battery providing the voltage that makes them move. When the electrons reach a lightbulb or other device to power, they do so. That system is reminiscent of people who have ideas: passion flows through a budding network of bright minds that combine to power something mighty at the end. Call me an organizer. Organizers bring people together, unite them under...
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Supplemental Essay: Intellectual interest
117 Words
As you know, the academic programs at Emerson College are focused on communication and the arts. Please tell us what influenced you to select your major. If you're undecided about your major, what attracted you to Emerson's programs? Please be brief (100-200 words).
Emerson’s emphasis on communication and the arts will be sure to foster my creativity. I chose Writing, Literature & Publishing because I am looking to learn about a broader range of writing than just creative (nonfiction, journalism, etc.). To me, developing works in different genres is an important aspect of a college education in writing. Thinking critically and learning about the theoretics of literature will serve as an important foundation for my degree and the ideas I will bring to...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
102 Words
If you have an idea of what colleges you'll be applying to prior to the summer before your senior year, it always helps to start brainstorming for essays. The Common App...
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My advice about getting recommenders
61 Words
Find teachers you click with early on and form relationships with them -- ask questions, talk to them...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
88 Words
What drove the topic for my personal statement was my determination to show admissions officers who I was OUTSIDE of the accomplishments, activities, and awards I...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.90
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, Model Congress / Model UN, Biking/Cycling

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences

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