iridian-fierro
iridian-fierro,
Marquette ‘18
B.A., Communication and Media Studies, , Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
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.
Features Included
3
Essays
13
Schools
1
Scores
3
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)
  • University of Illinois - Chicago  (Chicago, IL)
  • Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL)
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Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)

Applied for a B.A. in Communication and Media Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
249 Words
Creative personal story, Love of writing
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...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
3 Words
importance of education
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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...
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General 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...
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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...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
26 Words
internships are fun and give you a lot...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
21
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball, Softball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

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