College Admissions Info

Talia Nutting
Talia Nutting
Boston University, ‘16
BS, Advertising

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

creator | thinker | writer | Boston University 2017 studying Advertising
From: Milton , Massachusetts
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Syracuse, NYU, American, Marist, Fordham
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2080

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Choir, National Honor Society, School Theater/Plays, Student Council / Government
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Art/acting/singing
496 Words
I had to concentrate on breathing. It was the only way I could relax myself. In and out, in and out. Surrounded by the skirt of my 1930’s white-lace dress, I sat huddled in the cold pit below the stage. I rubbed my arms for warmth, passing over the millions of goose bumps that had reared their ugly heads just in time for the show. The lights of the theater faded out and I was left in darkness. Behind me,...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
471 Words
I am exploding. Overflowing with the thirst for more existence. So far, I have existed just fine for seventeen and a half years, living in the same house, on the same street, in the same small town. I have enjoyed a lot in life, but it is time to move on. I need more. As I have matured, developing my own principles and ideas, I have become convinced that all knowledge—whether it is of the academic, political, ethical, artistic,...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
505 Words
In fifth grade, I did a project on Benjamin Franklin. I wish I could say that the project changed my life forever, but truthfully, all I got out of it was that I should never fly a kite with a key attached to it in a thunderstorm. Since then, I’ve learned a lot more about him. Between reading his autobiography in an English class, touring Penn, and watching all of the promotional videos and reviews, I could probably spout...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
85 Words
When applying to colleges, I knew that I wanted to attend a school with a solid communications program. I wanted to go into advertising or public...