College Admissions Info

iridian-fierro
iridian-fierro
Marquette University, ‘18
BA, Communication and Media Studies, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently majoring in radio with a minor in voiceover. I love to write poetry and perform at local slams around my city. I am super fun and outgoing, i like to attend concerts with friends and hangout with them whenever i can.
From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: U Illinois, Marquette, Columbia Chicago, SIU, Southern Illinois, Lewis, NIU, SXU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, French

Test Scores

21
ACT
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball, Softball
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring

College Application Essays

249 Words
At a young age I was very creative and I have stayed that way. One thing that has changed is my shyness. I use to have stage fright and within the past years I have learned to speak to large crowds. I have spoken in school ceremonies and competed in Louder Than a Bomb which is the largest youth poetry slam in the city. My coaches did I great job making sure we spoke with confidence and without nerves. We...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
3 Words
importance of education

Additional Essay Details:
252 Words
In my community I believe that education Is very important. But in my city over 50 black and brown schools have been shut down. Children have been forced to walk down unknown streets in fear. They have been forced to start over in unknown territory. A Chicago poet named Malcolm London has said “Chicago is said to be a violent city, but when you close 50 black and brown schools, that to me, is a violent thing”. Since the shutting down of...





College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
366 Words
As a college student, I know what it is like to be somewhat independent. College is really a time and place where you as an individual begin to figure out what you do and don't want out of life. You also begin to experiment with things that you do and don't like to do. As my first semester away from home came to an end, i found myself being relieved. Dorming was amazing and my campus was amazing and i loved all of my classes. But I had gone from living in a super busy city to living in a...







Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
48 Words
Scholarships that i applied to outside of school were basically useless because i didn't...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
26 Words
internships are fun and give you a lot...