marg_o,
Ball State ‘19
B.A., Digital and Print Journalism, , Sociology
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
7
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Louisville, Kentucky
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Ohio University (Athens, OH)
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Ball State University (Muncie, IN)

Applied for a B.A. in Digital and Print Journalism

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
17 Words
Challenged a belief
This was my essay for the Common App, talking about when I challenged a belief or idea.
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
435 Words
I challenge beliefs and ideas every day as a journalist. This challenge is necessary. If people think one way, they need to at least be open to the existence of another way. Providing comprehensive information that can open minds is an important aspect of being a journalist. My motivation for journalism springs from the courses that I have taken in high school. As a freshman, I took a Journalism 1 class, which introduced me to journalistic standards and ethics. I learned...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
46 Words
My admissions counselor helped me keep an open mind during the application process. I...
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My advice about getting recommenders
96 Words
Do not ask a teacher that you have not kept in contact with. I used a recommendation from a teacher I had only sophomore year but I still talked...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
34 Words
I had an interview with a rep from my dream...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
29 Words
Ball State was the school that seemed most focused...
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
57 Words
Any time after I met a professor on a tour, I would email them later thanking them...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesYearbook, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television

Experience & Awards

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