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tara_manzella
tara_manzella
Fashion Institute of Technology ‘

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a current senior studying Advertising and Marketing Communications at FIT.
From: Astoria , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, White Non-Hispanic
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: FIT
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

1640
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1180
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High School Performance

College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance
Extracurricular Activities: Dance
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College Application Essays

46 Words
My personal statement (essay) included what I would like to do with my career should I become accepted to FIT, why I aspired to join the NYC community and why I loved NYC so much, and how my major would perfectly fit with my personality traits.

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
17 Words
This was an essay I used to apply for a scholarship for my summer abroad with FIT.

Additional Essay Details:
599 Words
Ever since I was young, my grandmother would share her stories about living in Northern Ireland and studying in London that made me dream about visiting these far away places someday. I have always had the eagerness and determination to explore new places, which may come from moving frequently when I was younger, from Eastern Long Island to a few different places around Tampa, Florida; then to New Jersey and finally to Manhattan. However, each time I moved to a...









College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
57 Words
FIT is not like a typical college - in order to make friends, you really have to...





Why I ultimately chose my school
69 Words
FIT has a renowned name in both the fashion industry worldwide and New York City jobs. They help you get fantastic...





My favorite course thus far, and why
27 Words
My favorite course was actually Business Law. My...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
27 Words
I did apply for scholarships, however I was...





How I chose schools to apply to
21 Words
I was looking for schools that...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
68 Words
The most popular extracurriculars at FIT are usually interning for credit in the fashion industry. However, many students are also...





How to approach transferring schools
32 Words
Transferring to FIT is relatively easy, from what I've heard....





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
69 Words
FIT loves work and intern experience anywhere in any industry: they just like to know you are capable of having a...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
50 Words
I intern every other semester and work part time.During my first two years at...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
122 Words
Diverse - every race, religion, sexual orientation, etc. is present at FIT and New York City! Artistic - most FIT students have some creative background, whether it's photography, fashion design, or creative writing. Open-minded -...





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