College Admissions Info

niamcarter
niamcarter
Northeastern University, ‘19
BA, Music Management, Marketing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hey! A Caribbean girl raised in Florida and moving to Massachusetts.
From: Miami
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: FIU, USC, FSU, Miami, Stetson, NSU, Northeastern
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2010
SAT
31
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
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High School Performance

3.48
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, National Honor Society, Culinary, French Club
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College Application Essays

Shirts plastered to torsos soaked in sweat. Short ladies stand on their toes to see the stage, while towering males whoop and clap to the music. Limbs tangle and bodies blend together in a mass of jumping fans. “Live my life without coming up for air...” While I am not fond of being in crowds, there is something comforting about the environment of a concert. This past year, I had the opportunity to see live my favorite band, Walk the...









College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
137 Words
Despite the fact that I got into my first choice school (the University of Southern California), I had been accepted to Northeastern University - my second choice - months before and had already fallen in love with it. After the immediate...





What set me apart from other applicants
150 Words
I believe that my background is what initially sets me apart from other applicants. I am a black female who immigrated from a Caribbean country at a young age and currently resides in a low income are - however, I took advantage of many opportunities...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
122 Words
While the standard job, volunteering opportunity, or internship is recommended, I just recommend doing something new! It could be anything from traveling abroad to visiting a local farmers' market - as long as it had an impact...