College Admissions Info

stephanie_ilene
stephanie_ilene
Emory University ‘15
BBA, Marketing, Operations Management, French Language and Literature

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Born and raised in Florida attending college in Georgia.
From: St. Petersburg , Florida
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Emory, UCF, Florida, Miami, American
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

2220
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2220
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball, Cheer/Spirit Squad
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, French Club, Rotary Club, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Tutoring/Mentoring, Math Team
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College Application Essays

“You’re not the boss of me!” is what one kid said to me while I was working as a camp counselor the summer before my senior year. This was new to me because growing up my parents had instilled in me fundamental values like respect and discipline. They also taught me to take pride in what I do and to always do my best. As a camp counselor, my eyes were opened to how kids are being raised today,...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
250 Words
The moment I stepped onto Emory’s Atlanta campus I thought, this is where I want to spend my next four years. I felt an immediate sense of belonging, something that has always been important to me. Attending the same school from preschool to twelfth grade has created a “home away from home” for me, and I want the college I attend to give me that same feeling. Emory is that next home. A strong sense of community is apparent...





Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
301 Words
I am a triplet, one of three, and my unique situation has strongly influenced the young woman I am today. One of the most important lessons I’ve learned from my upbringing is how to work well and collaborate with others. I’ve always had two other people to work with, and in a group, you can’t always have your way. You have to consider others’ viewpoints and incorporate their ideas as well as your own. Working with others...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
194 Words
Florida has been my home for my entire life, so naturally I’m drawn to colleges in Florida. The UCF campus soaks up the Florida sunshine in Orlando, a city full of opportunities, and even allows students the chance to intern at Disney. Orlando is only two hours from my family in St. Petersburg, so UCF gives me the opportunity to become independent while still keeping my family within reach. UCF also has a large, diversified campus. This is a...



College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
29 Words
I was fortunate enough to attend a private school...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
19 Words
Sorority life (multiple VP positions), Communication...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
48 Words
Really get to know the school you're writing the essay for. Make sure to...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
50 Words
Atlanta is an incredible city with an immense number of opportunities. Emory has fantastic connections...





What I’d change about my application process
47 Words
I wish I had taken the PSAT more seriously to increase chances of receiving...





My advice about getting recommenders
88 Words
One of my professors I had for class was also my homeroom advisor. It is extremely important that whoever writes your recommendation letter knows you both...