College Admissions Info

Randolph-Macon College, ‘18
BA, History Teacher Education

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi! I am a freshman at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, VA. I am a History major and Secondary Education minor. I love music, history, and dogs.
From: Waynesboro , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Randolph-Macon, Longwood, Lynchburg, RBC
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1130
Highest SAT: 1560
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Art/acting/singing, Reaching a goal
112 Words
I was not introduced to “Earth Song” until six months later, and it took me longer still to connect the healing power of music to my previous situations. In the spring of my sophomore year, I performed in Carnegie Hall and developed an even stronger love for music. I recently accompanied Concert Choir on the piano for the first time, which would not have been possible if music had not become such a vital part of my life. As soon...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
387 Words
From the self­assigned extra credit Social Studies project I created in 4 with a quiz for my peers, I have loved history. In my sophomore year, I took World History II which met at 7:30 every morning. I had heard mixed reactions from my peers about the teacher. Some did very well in her class and liked her, while others did not. I was worried about taking it, but I needed to take this class in order to have space in...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
45 Words
I applied for 75 scholarships and although it was hard work, I ended up not...

My advice about getting recommenders
45 Words
I was really bad at asking for letters of recommendation. My advice is to...

Why I declined other schools
71 Words
I declined other schools for two main reasons- size and distance. R-MC is an undergraduate institution and only has about 1,400 students...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
32 Words
My school is about 25 minutes from Richmond, VA and 2 and...

My favorite course thus far, and why
30 Words
I am currently enrolled in a film course about...