Elon ‘14
B.A., Digital and Print Journalism, , Journalism
Journalist and graduate of Elon University
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Hometown La Grange, Illinois
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
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Elon University (Elon, NC)

Applied for a B.A. in Digital and Print Journalism

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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From freeway to freeway, train line to train line, the only way to get where one is going is through connections. Surrounded by two major interstates to the South and West and two major railroads to the North and East, I know a thing or two about such connections. But the everyday intersections we encounter are completely trivial compared to the once-in-a-lifetime bonds we share with people. Connections with other people have profoundly shaped who I have become. For my...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
537 Words
Prompt: What impact will you leave on your school or home community upon graduation? How will that legacy help you contribute to Elon? Response: Before I graduate from high school, I hope that my enthusiasm rubs off on those I am about to leave behind. I cannot honestly say that I absolutely love everything, but I tend to feel strongly about the things I like. I adore the Latin language, and some of my peers are taken aback by my...

General Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
937 Words
Late in the spring of my final year at Elon University, I visited my parents' alma mater while dropping off my cousin at Notre Dame after Easter. It was a nice day, and night began to fall when we arrived at the campus I came to know well as a child. As we drove past the yellowing brick buildings, I experienced a moment of clarity: Three years ago, I was trying to decide where I would spend the next chapter of my life. If anyone had told me at the age of 17 that I’d end up at a small...
Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
212 Words
While I did not reach out to many professors before my final in-person visit, I've spoken to professors about what they do and don't like when reaching out. The main thing professors want when reaching out is that you, the student, reach out, instead of letting your parents do it on your behalf. An enormous part of college adulthood is having autonomy...

High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

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Converted SAT Score1430
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores


SportsCross Country


ActivitiesAfter School Sports Coach, School Choir, Church, Drama Production Crew, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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