purpleneckstra,
UMass ‘19
B.A., Music Teacher Education
Music Ed major at Umass Lowell struggling to pay for college. I recognize that music teachers don't make a lot of money but I'd rather live paycheck to paycheck than be miserable for the rest of my life.
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Rehoboth, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
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University of Massachusetts - Lowell (Lowell, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Music Teacher Education

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Sleep is an incredibly necessary part of life. Without it humans would die. With too little of it, humans are unable to function properly. The optimum amount of sleep for people is anywhere between 9 and 11 hours. For me, the optimal amount of sleep is between 14 and 18 hours. This is because I have a sleeping condition that went unnoticed for years until a few months ago. The first time it was ever brought to my attention that something may have been...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
246 Words
The most popular route for paying for college is to take out student loans. The reason it's so popular is because it makes the most sense. However, in order to take out student loans you need a cosigner, of which I didn't have. Usually a cosigner is one's parents but my parents refused to cosign (they have their reasons and I'm not bitter about it but I digress) so in order to even get...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
23 Words
Umass Lowell is mostly run on solar...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
48 Words
Weird thing I didn't know about before my orientation, but Umass Lowell is a...
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What I’d change about my application process
50 Words
This isn't really a "just Umass Lowell" thing, but rather a "all colleges" thing--you have...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
68 Words
Umass Lowell is right on a river, so there are parts of the college that have a really pretty view....
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High School Performance

GPA
3.5
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1720
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1230
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMarching Band, School Theater/Plays, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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