shika_lakshman
shika_lakshman,
Emerson ‘18
B.S., Marketing
Freshman Marketing Communication student
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Robbinsville, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Italian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
  • University of Delaware (Newark, DE)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
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Emerson College (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Marketing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
591 Words
Place you’re content
I can feel the weight of 1,000 strangers pushing at my back. Even though I don’t know anyone around me, there is a strange sort of kinship between us, a mutual hunger for what comes next. Like horses chomping at the bit, everyone is jostling each other in excitement, in waiting. That moment in which I am truly content, is at a concert. The gnawing anticipation that comes in the days prior becomes worth it when I step into the...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
174 Words
My entire life, I have been told I talk too much, and I am completely at ease with that. I love getting my turn, from being part of school plays from kindergarten to 12th grade, to simply not backing down when I know I am right. My desire to reach out to others has transformed into an interest in communications, and how to explore different avenues within communications. I have always connected well with other people; my school choir has...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
205 Words
On problem-solving: This past summer, I spent two weeks in Ghana, and volunteered at the Street Children Project, which aims to send girls living on the street back home to their families, or at least stabilize their lives. The majority of the girls spoke very little English, if any, and once they came back to the shelter for food and time as a regular girl, I had to figure out how to communicate with them. The girls wanted to play...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Creative, driven,...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
67 Words
I knew before arriving that Emerson was very arts-focused, but what I didn't know was how much. It's not for...
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How I chose schools to apply to
67 Words
I knew I wanted to be in a city, so that was a priority, as well as distance from home,...
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Why I declined other schools
70 Words
My chosen major wasn't as big of a priority at the larger state schools I was accepted to, and I wanted...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
99 Words
I'm right in the heart of Boston, so I get everything. We have an open campus so we're a part of the city. We have Chinatown right near us, the...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.2
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1960
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1380
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, School Theater/Plays, Community Cleanup / Service, Drama Production Crew

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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