College Admissions Info

IthacaStudent
Ithaca College , University of Southern Maine ‘18
BS, Cinematography and Video Production

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

During the school year, I am a Cinema & Photography major at Ithaca College. I transferred from The University of Southern Maine in the Fall of 2015. After graduation, I plan on finding a job with a video production company somewhere in New England.
From: Freeport , Maine
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Ithaca, BU, RIT
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1410
SAT
19
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1030
Highest SAT: 1410
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

3.17
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Skiing
How Spent Summers:
Work:
Awards Received:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
557 Words
From across the room, I can feel the heartbeat of the clock as if it were pressed up against my eardrum. The minute hand just sits there as its counterpart makes an audible "tick" as each second passes. I can feel the almost physical pressure of time while assembling the digital pieces of two days of hard work. Two hours remain of the forty eight hour filmmaking competition my team is competing in. I finish editing, start the export, and...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
230 Words
Boston University is a good fit for me because when I view an inspiring story, I am captivated by it and desire to inspire others with something that I have the ability to create. The techniques that can be used to tell a story in so many different ways fascinates me. I look at the world as if my eyes were a viewfinder. Everywhere I go is a possible film set. What story would take place there? How would I...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
200 Words
I chose to pursue film as my major because when I view an inspiring story, I am captivated by it and desire to inspire others with something that I have the ability to create. I look at the world as if my eyes were a viewfinder. Everywhere I go is a possible film set. I will inspire future viewers of my work with the skills that I learn at Ithaca college. The skills I acquire at Ithaca will empower me...





College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
57 Words
What set me apart from other applicants was my extensive experience in filmmaking. I had been successfully...





How to approach transferring schools
70 Words
My best advice for approaching transferring school is that you can get into great schools, even if you weren't a great...





Why I declined other schools
33 Words
I declined other schools because the vibe and program weren't...





How I chose schools to apply to
46 Words
I recommend using college search engines such as niche or cappex. Through these, you...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
40 Words
I have, and still am, applying to scholarships. I did not get...





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