College Admissions Info

rach_berthiaume
‘19

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From:
Gender: Female
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Emerson
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1500
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1090
Highest SAT: 1500
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

3.69
GPA
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Church, Dance, Community Cleanup / Service, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
619 Words
Standing on one foot, I pull pink fabric over my right leg, almost falling over from lack of balance and coordination because it’s 7:00 in the morning. As the fabric slides onto my left leg I blink and my eyes stay closed longer than they should. I’m always a little drowsy in the morning but my anticipation to be dancing ballet outweighs the cons of being tired. I proceed to lick my thumb and rub it over a gray...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
139 Words
For awhile now I have been set on a future career in journalism. At first I wanted to be a photographer, and I still love taking pictures, but when I started to write for my school newspaper my ambitions changed. My current dream is to write for a fashion magazine, maybe even become an editor. I love writing opinion pieces, such as reviews, and profile pieces. I have heard many positive comments about Emerson’s journalism program, and the college...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
186 Words
Wonderlust There have been multiple occasions when people have rolled their eyes at me or just walked away when I whipped out my phone to take a picture of the sunrise before walking into school. Did any of them think to stand next to me so we could have enjoyed its beauty together? No. They don’t understand why I squeal when the rising sun casts the color pink across the ocean blue sky. I don’t understand how people...



Additional Essay Details:
62 Words
The first supplement was for Emerson College in Boston, MA and it was asking "why are you applying to this school." The second supplement was also for Emerson College and the question was "If you could title your life, what would you title it?" My response was actually an excerpt from a possible college essay I wrote but never ended up using.

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
43 Words
Summer is a time to have fun with your friends, yes, but I...





Why I ultimately chose my school
66 Words
This does not go for everyone, but for most people choosing their college revolves around money. The college I will...