College Admissions Info

sarairene
sarairene
Emerson College ‘16
BA, Visual Arts

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a small town girl grateful for the life and dreams a college education has let me live.
From: Salina , Kansas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Emerson
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

30
ACT
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High School Performance

3.98
GPA
Top 5%
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High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: American Cancer Society, Church, Drama Production Crew, Marching Band, National Honor Society, Other Religious Affiliation, Prom Committee, School Band, School Choir, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

135 Words
I no longer have a copy of my personal statement but it was burned into my brain because of how disappointed I was with it. In it I spoke about my career aspirations and how two specific television shows had impacted my life. I discussed how that impact made me want to work in television and how I found the process of watching television to be a healing and educational experience, and that I wanted to bring that to other...



College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
397 Words
I am heavily involved in extracurricular activities at Emerson, and most of them come from an interest that was cultivated in high school. At school I am involved in Class Council, where I serve as Treasurer. This interest came from serving as Treasurer of my high school class and the prom committee. I also tutor in Boston through an organization called Tutors for All the Emerson accepts as a Federal Work Study position. This job places college students with underserved students in Boston Public Schools and allows for both tutoring and mentoring, an interest that I discovered in high school....









What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
231 Words
Emerson is unlike a lot of other colleges in that it does not celebrate athletes or sports culture. While this may be appealing to some, I have found that at Emerson it contributes to a lack of school spirit. When touring Emerson, the student ambassadors highlight that the college has 14 varsity sports teams. They fail to mention that the college gives little support to these teams and that the...





Why I ultimately chose my school
186 Words
I ultimately chose Emerson because it offers a specific television program, whereas other colleges tend to offer a combined degree in film and television. At Emerson, I only had to take one class that was focused on film history. The other universities I looked at had a film base for the first two years of college...