noracbenson
noracbenson,
New School ‘17
B.S., Design and Applied Arts
Digital Design and Making student at The New School/Parsons passionate about using design to improve people's lives and the world we live in. Portfolio at http://www.norabenson.com/.
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Decision, Transfer
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Colorado - Boulder (Boulder, CO)
  • Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)
  • University of Dayton  (Dayton, OH)
  • Miami University - Oxford (Oxford, OH)
  • California State University - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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New School - Parsons School of Design (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Design and Applied Arts

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 3 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
24 Words
Probably the Illini sports fan club, starcourse,...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
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Engineering Graphics and Design, Digital Making, Product...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
77 Words
Big schools are super bureaucratic and political (its all about who you know), UIUC engineering is very stressful and hard if your not...
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How to approach transferring schools
22 Words
Try to find somewhere that fits you...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
42 Words
if your high school has **** counseling i would talk to another advisor,...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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Yale, Brown,...
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Why I declined other schools
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Cost...
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Post-college plans
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Social impact consulting (design strategy,...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Apply for lots of scholarships and try to see...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
23 Words
Choose things that you actually like, employeers...
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My advice about getting recommenders
173 Words
Make sure you think about it early on and help them as much as you can with writing the letter. Its great to send recommenders a resume and a list of reasons you think you'd be a good fit for the school/scholarship program you are applying to as well as your...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.9
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeReligious

Test Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball, Soccer, Basketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesPhotography / Film, Yearbook
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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