College Admissions Info

gus_emily
gus_emily
Wheaton College, ‘17
BA, Film and Video Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a student-athlete entering her junior year of college.
From: Sturbridge , Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Wheaton
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1820
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1300
Highest SAT: 1820
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High School Performance

3.50
GPA
Top 50%
Rank
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Film
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

939 Words
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,...













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.

College 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...





How to increase chances at my school
48 Words
Wheaton prides itself on noting that "You aren't just a number here" Wheaton cares...





Why I declined other schools
29 Words
Wheaton was the only school I found that had...





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...





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...