College Admissions Info

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, ‘18
BA, International Studies, Mass Communications and Media

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Honors student from New York City at University of Michigan
From: New York , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UMich, Emory, Colgate
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Other Private
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, World/Global Affairs Club
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College Application Essays

My Common App essay was a discussion about my increased interest in international affairs, specifically in the Middle East and North Africa after taking a special class my Senior year in high school, traveling to Israel for a summer, participating in a Israeli Defense Force bootcamp, and doing my own independent studies of Middle Eastern affairs. My essay served as an in-depth reflection of the past couple of years as I began to broaden my understanding of the region and...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Happy, proud,...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Greek life for my personal social circle and many of those that come from the North East. If you're...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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Upper level History of Art class--I loved taking a course that was a small, more specific, challenging upper level course rather than the general, board introductory courses that...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I didn't think I was going to my school until probably the night before the deadline. I was on so many other waitlists and although I had...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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How diverse and huge it really is but that if...