College Admissions Info

University of Massachusetts - Lowell , ‘19
BA, Music Teacher Education

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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.
From: Rehoboth , Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UMass
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1230
Highest SAT: 1720
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High School Performance

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Top 50%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, School Theater/Plays, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra
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College Application Essays

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...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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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...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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Umass Lowell is mostly run on solar...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Weird thing I didn't know about before my orientation, but Umass Lowell is a...

What I’d change about my application process
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This isn't really a "just Umass Lowell" thing, but rather a "all colleges" thing--you have...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Umass Lowell is right on a river, so there are parts of the college that have a really pretty view....