College Admissions Info

jwilliamson24
jwilliamson24
Ithaca College ‘18
BS, Radio and Television Broadcasting Technician, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm studying Television-Radio media production at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY. I'm a coxswain on the crew team
From: North Andover , Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Ithaca, Dickinson, UVM, Hobart
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

1810
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1810

High School Performance

3.54
GPA
Top 50%
Rank
High School Type: Boarding
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Hockey, Soccer, Softball
Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Council / Government
How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
585 Words
The open road. Some see long, tiring hours, sitting in the same position, trying to get somewhere as fast as they can. Others see themselves cruising down open roads in convertibles, wind whipping through their hair and zipping around each curve. None of the others, however, see what I see. I see the “swagger wagon”. No – I see my swagger wagon. I see the 2002 hand-me-down minivan that I’ve made my own. I see the car that has always been...









College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
7 Words
Down to...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
100 Words
I would definitely say having that first crappy job is really important to understand hard work and earning your own money. Some parents might send their kids off to college...





My favorite course thus far, and why
132 Words
I managed to switch into the last spot of this course during the first week and it was worth the stress of switching up my schedule because it was my favorite class ever. The course was "intro to field production"...





Why I ultimately chose my school
163 Words
I ultimately chose Ithaca for a lot of reasons but mainly because of the amazing alumni network. I was going to be a Television-Radio major and the industry is all about knowing people to get in and working your way up. The Park School of Communications is one of...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
121 Words
If you know anything about Ithaca, you know the pun. Ithaca is Gorges! And it's true. Ithaca is absolutely breathtaking all year round. During the nice days in early fall and the end of the school...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
182 Words
I played sports every season throughout high school so I was really missing the team dynamic when I got to college. I wanted to do something familiar but also new. Both my siblings did crew and I had tried it once in middle school. I decided to give it another shot and it was the...