College Admissions Info

marg_o
Ball State University, ‘19
BA, Digital and Print Journalism, Sociology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Louisville , Kentucky
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Ball State, UKentucky, Ohio, Missouri
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

33
ACT
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Magnet
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
17 Words
This was my essay for the Common App, talking about when I challenged a belief or idea.

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...







College 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...





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...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
34 Words
I had an interview with a rep from my dream...





Why I ultimately chose my school
29 Words
Ball State was the school that seemed most focused...





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...