College Admissions Info

Montclair State University, ‘18
BFA, Dance, Food and Nutrition Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi, I'm Kendall! BFA Dance at Montclair State, Nutrition & Food Science minor
From: Flanders , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Montclair State, Adelphi, UArts
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 8
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays, Key Club, Lions Club
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

215 Words
Selecting a college or university to pursue a degree in dance involves finding the correct balance of academic excellence, technical training, and performance opportunities. Montclair State University perfectly captures this balance. MSU has a renowned dance program filled with notable faculty. The program is made up of a desirable curriculum taught in incredible facilities. MSU understands it is vital to ensure well-roundedness in the dance industry. The dance program prepares students by providing all styles of dance and requiring skills...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
22 Words
Hofstra University Essay Choice: 1) Describe a meaningful event or experience and how it has changed or affected the person you are.

Additional Essay Details:
482 Words
While most of the 10th graders were dreading getting out of bed to be at a church different from our own at 8:30 AM, I was anxious to get started with the day and have the opportunity to make an impact on them as a junior peer leader by the end of the Confirmation retreat. The day promised to be long and the kids were all anxious to be mixed into groups of people, many of whom they did not know....

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
204 Words
It was an extremely long process to choose what schools to apply to, never mind which one I would inevitably go to, but I put it on myself and do not regret any of it. Some people have their schools set for them since Kindergarten. Me on the other hand, I was rather late with the entire application process (but late...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
104 Words
MSU draws many students in for its convenient location 14 miles from NYC with accessible transit, as well as the options around town. Not only is the view great with the New...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
108 Words
Greek Life is a huge extra-curricular activity at MSU. Not only do a large number of students take part, but activities hosted by sororities and fraternities are always happening. I am not...

Why I declined other schools
79 Words
I was actually set on attending another school I applied to and was thrilled to discover I was accepted academically; however, auditioning for the...

Post-college plans
84 Words
Now that Montclair State has a Master’s program for Dance, I will most likely pursue that degree after completing my Undergrad BFA and will...