gus_emily
gus_emily,
Wheaton ‘17
B.A., Film and Video Studies
I am a student-athlete entering her junior year of college.
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Sturbridge, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Wheaton College (Norton, MA)
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Wheaton College (Norton, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Film and Video Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
939 Words
Athletic achievement, Reaching a goal
Forgetting Gravity It all happens in slow motion. Those childhood dreams of learning to fly that you had lost in growing up finally came true. Then, at the same time that you hit the mat, you hit reality and remember that gravity still exists. When people witness a jump, they see the athlete run, jump, and, hopefully, clear the bar. The true jump, however, is much more complex than that. One moment, defines my entire track experience: the ups, downs,...
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Additional Essay Details
64 Words
I wanted to write about track, because that is what I dedicated four years of my high school career to. While every guidance councilor and teacher warned against discussing athletics (fearing that it was such a popular topic) I set out to make my athletic achievement essay different. Instead of focusing on one athletic achievement, I focused on one millisecond and went from there.
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General Admissions Advice

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
98 Words
All I knew about the schools I was looking at was I wanted to run track. I learned pretty quickly when it came to being recruited that I had...
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How to increase chances at my school
48 Words
Wheaton prides itself on noting that "You aren't just a number here" Wheaton cares...
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Why I declined other schools
29 Words
Wheaton was the only school I found that had...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
76 Words
I did end up taking out loans, Wheaton is a pricey school and while they offer good financial aid, it wasn't enough. I...
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My advice about getting recommenders
71 Words
Pick people who know you best, not just as a student or an employee, but as a person as well. I...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.50
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1820
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1300
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFilm
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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Awards Received

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