College Admissions Info

kathryn247
kathryn247
James Madison University, ‘18
BFA, Music Teacher Education

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Sophomore Music Education student at James Madison University
From: McLean , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: JMU, George Mason, Longwood
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

1230
SAT
26
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 910
Highest SAT: 1230
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

3.60
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Choir
How Spent Summers:
Work:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

477 Words
As a child, I had the dream to become a child prodigy much like Charlotte Church or Shirley Temple, but as the years went on, I realized that I was not the “one in a million” destined to become a star. But I still had an obsession for making music, whether it was singing in the shower or in the school choir. When I entered middle school, I met two other people who shared my passionate interest in music. We...







College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
119 Words
My advice is to get a job. I know that you want to spend your summer hanging with your friends, or spending hours at the beach, but it honestly will benefit you to start working. The...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
40 Words
As a music major, I really needed to build up activities in...





My favorite course thus far, and why
76 Words
My favorite course by far was my Women and Gender History Class. The coursework was EXTREMELY light, and the professor cancelled class ALL...





What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
48 Words
If I were the student body president, I would change the number of school...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
62 Words
Nothing is like you expect it to be. I thought I had college figured out before I even got...





What I’d change about my application process
19 Words
SAT/ACT scores should not be...





Post-college plans
28 Words
I plan to get a dual Masters degree...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
47 Words
JMU has an amazing culture, and works really hard to keep it that way....