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Which Emerson College Alum Are You?

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  1. What do you see yourself doing on a Friday night?

    Probably watching Netflix in bed, but imagine your life is more glamorous than that.

    Probably watching Netflix in bed, but imagine your life is more glamorous than that.

    Seeing an improv show
    Seeing an improv show
    Shooting a short film
    Shooting a short film
    Watching the news
    Watching the news
    Posting political rants on Facebook
    Posting political rants on Facebook
    Going for a drive
    Going for a drive
    Performing in a play
    Performing in a play
    Going to the movies
    Going to the movies
    Doing everyone's makeup before going out
    Doing everyone's makeup before going out
    Caught up in whatever book you're currently reading
    Caught up in whatever book you're currently reading
  2. Which of these Emerson organizations would you most like to be involved in?

    There's something for everyone! Unless there isn't.

    There's something for everyone! Unless there isn't.

    E3 Exposition
    E3 Exposition
    Emerson Comedy Workshop
    Emerson Comedy Workshop
    Imagine Students Reaching Out
    Imagine Students Reaching Out
    Inside Joke Stand Up Comedy
    Inside Joke Stand Up Comedy
    Emerson Independent Video
    Emerson Independent Video
    EVVY Awards
    EVVY Awards
    Emerson Review
    Emerson Review
    Frames Per Second
    Frames Per Second
    Communication Politics and Law Association
    Communication Politics and Law Association
  3. Where are you going to eat (suffer) tonight?

    *calls mom crying*

    *calls mom crying*

    The Max
    The Max
    Chinatown
    Chinatown
    Boloco
    Boloco
    Blaze
    Blaze
    The DH
    The DH
    Griddler's
    Griddler's
    P Cafe
    P Cafe
    Chipotle
    Chipotle
    I'll make something myself
    I'll make something myself
  4. Which of these TV shows are you binge watching over summer vacation?

    Binge all night, sleep all day.

    Binge all night, sleep all day.

    Scandal
    Scandal
    Iron Fist
    Iron Fist
    Arrested Development
    Arrested Development
    Adventure Time
    Adventure Time
    Chelsea
    Chelsea
    The Americans
    The Americans
    One Tree Hill
    One Tree Hill
    House of Cards
    House of Cards
    Shark Tank
    Shark Tank
  5. Pick a dog.

    Not to keep, just like, you know.

    Not to keep, just like, you know.

    Schnauzer
    Schnauzer
    Shiba Inu
    Shiba Inu
    Beagle
    Beagle
    Chihuahua
    Chihuahua
    Basset Hound
    Basset Hound
    English Bull Terrier
    English Bull Terrier
    Bearded Collie
    Bearded Collie
    Cairn Terrier
    Cairn Terrier
    Poodle
    Poodle
  6. Which award are you already writing your acceptance speech for?

    You can never be too prepared.

    You can never be too prepared.

    Peabody Award
    Peabody Award
    Emmy
    Emmy
    Pulitzer Prize for Literature
    Pulitzer Prize for Literature
    Award of Excellence Communicator Award
    Award of Excellence Communicator Award
    Academy Award for Best Film Editing
    Academy Award for Best Film Editing
    Writers Guild Award
    Writers Guild Award
    Academy Award for Best Actor/Actress
    Academy Award for Best Actor/Actress
    Nobel Peace Prize
    Nobel Peace Prize
    Entrepreneur of the Year
    Entrepreneur of the Year
  7. Pick a Lee Pelton.

    Only pick one! We know it will be hard.

    Only pick one! We know it will be hard.

    Legislative Lee
    Legislative Lee
    Friends With Will Ferrell Lee
    Friends With Will Ferrell Lee
    Sassy Lee
    Sassy Lee
    Earth Lee
    Earth Lee
    Bless Up Lee
    Bless Up Lee
    Academic Lee
    Academic Lee
    Headshot Lee
    Headshot Lee
    College Lee
    College Lee
    Sad Lee
    Sad Lee
  8. Where are you studying for finals?

    The term "studying" is used loosely.

    The term "studying" is used loosely.

    The Common
    The Common
    My dorm
    My dorm
    The Boston Public Library
    The Boston Public Library
    Boston Common Coffee Co.
    Boston Common Coffee Co.
    Prudential Center
    Prudential Center
    A study group
    A study group
    The Iwasaki Library
    The Iwasaki Library
    A residence hall quiet room
    A residence hall quiet room
    Finals? That's this week?
    Finals? That's this week?
  9. Where are you studying abroad?

    Yes, we know some of these are in the United States. Can you just be cool for once?

    Yes, we know some of these are in the United States. Can you just be cool for once?

    Brussels, Belgium
    Brussels, Belgium
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    Paris, France
    Paris, France
    Rome, Italy
    Rome, Italy
    Bucharest, Romania
    Bucharest, Romania
    Washington, D.C.
    Washington, D.C.
    Dublin, Ireland
    Dublin, Ireland
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
  10. Choose an aesthetic.

    Because nothing says more about your Emerson identity.

    Because nothing says more about your Emerson identity.

Which Emerson College Alum Are You?

You got: Denis Leary

You are most like Emerson Alum Denis Leary. You’re witty, loyal, and aren’t afraid to speak your mind, even if it gets you in trouble sometimes. Leary majored in Creative Writing at Emerson and has gone on to have a career as a comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He founded Emerson Comedy workshop and went on to teach at Emerson for five years after graduation. He even started his own charity in his hometown of Worcester, Massachusetts: The Leary Firefighters Foundation. Cool!

Denis Leary
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You got: Maria Menuonos

Maria Menounos is an actress, journalist, and television host. She graduated Emerson College in 2000, where she worked on EIV. During her senior year at Emerson, she worked as a reporter for Channel One News. She’s worked as a correspondent for the Today Show, Access Hollywood, and Extra. Like Maria, you love to be on the screen, whether it’s reporting the latest news and or playing a new character.

Maria Menuonos
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You got: Jay Leno

You are most like Emerson Alum Jay Leno. You’re funny, charismatic, and you like to have things your way. Leno majored in Communications Disorders at Emerson and went on to perform as a stand up comic and later became the host of The Tonight Show, a position he held for over 20 years. He has been nominated for 11 Emmys and is a member of the Television Hall of Fame. Nice!

Jay Leno
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You got: Bobbi Brown

Like Brown, you are intelligent, artistic, and determined. Bobbi Brown is a successful entrepreneur and make up artist. She graduated Emerson College in 1979 studying theatrical makeup. She then moved to New York to work as a professional makeup artist. The next year, she released her own lipstick line, which grew into a full brand - Bobbi Brown Essentials. Estee Lauder bought her line in 1995. Brown donated money to help fund the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker gym. Emerson also offers a makeup course taught by artists picked and trained by Brown. Brown says, “I always say that when I found Emerson, I found myself.”

Bobbi Brown
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You got: Olen Steinhauer

You are most like Emerson Alum Olen Steinhauer. You’re creative, pensive, and have an affinity for all things ~thriller~. Steinhauer received a Master's degree in Creative Writing from Emerson and has gone on to publish several novels, most in the genre of spy fiction. He has split his adult life between the United States and Europe-- not too shabby.

Olen Steinhauer
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You got: Andrew Leviton

Andrew Leviton graduated from Emerson College in 2006 with a BA in television and video. During his time at Emerson. Leviton worked on the Evvy Awards. Leviton has worked on a collection of popular childrens movies, including work as an apprentice editor on Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs and as an assistant editor for Hotel Transylvania. Like Andrew, you have a creative mind and an interest in production.

Andrew Leviton
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You got: Cyndi Roy

Congrats! Your Emerson Alumni is Cyndi Roy. You are community-minded, personable, and not afraid of a little public transportation. She was a Communications Director at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and recently founded her own full-service strategic communications firm, Pacer Strategies.

Cyndi Roy
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You got: Kathi-Anne Reinstein

Congrats! Your Emerson Alumni is Kathi-Anne Reinstein. You are steadfast, lawful, and when the going gets tough, you get going. She was a Massachusetts state legislator from 1999-2014 and resigned to become a lobbyist for the Boston Beer Company.

Kathi-Anne Reinstein
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You got: Alex Tse

Congrats! Your Emerson Alumni is Alex Tse. You’re artistic, nerdy, and always ready to save the day. He is an American screenwriter who wrote the 2004 gangster film Sucker Free City and co-wrote the 2009 superhero film Watchmen.

Alex Tse
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