College Admissions Info

Miami University - Oxford, ‘19
BA, Music Theory and Composition, Mass Communications and Media, Creative Writing, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Drama and Theatre Production, Film and Video Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

Writer, thinker, musician, and yoga amateur in pursuit of changing the world through the power of words.
From: Dayton , Ohio
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Both Parents, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UNC, Duke, Ohio State, Miami OH, UChicago, Vanderbilt
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: German

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2360
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

On a dark and stormy night in June 2006, I lost my father: healthy and fit, incredibly wise and incredibly loving, far from the stereotype of a heart attack victim who's suddenly gone at the will of a chunk of cholesterol floating down an artery and deciding to settle in somewhere very, very wrong. But it happened -- changing life as I knew it and beginning to shape who I am. When you list "half-orphan" pros and cons at your ninth...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I did NOT use a private admissions counselor, and...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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If you have the chance to interview with an alum, take it. I interviewed with Duke University and the experience was lowkey...

What I’d change about my application process
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Before you apply to schools, if financial ability is any kind of a factor for you in determining where to attend, look extensively at the school's...

How I chose schools to apply to
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Visit a ton of colleges and universities, if you are able. In your area, in parts of the country that you have extended family or other connections, in cities near your family's favorite vacation spot, et cetera. Google lists of best schools for your...

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
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When you make campus visits, send emails a few weeks ahead of time to the heads of your future major's departments and introduce yourself. Ask for a meeting with them or another member of their department on the...