College Admissions Info

Virginia Commonwealth University , ‘20
BBA, Marketing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm an international student studying marketing in the US! I'm friendly too :)
From: St. Elizabeth , Jamaica
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision, Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Coe, VCU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

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High School Performance

Top 5%
High School Type: Boarding
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Reaching a goal
223 Words
At age seven, I wrote a list entitled ‘Dreams’. Two of the ‘dreams’ included: Helping others Becoming successful In a society that has already decided the outcome of my life based on my social and economic background, I decided that I would not be defined by social confines. This list serves as a reminder of where my initial and most important priorities lie. Helping people. This desire stemmed from seeing my mother diagnosed with cancer twice and my grandfather and...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
704 Words
As a Jamaican student living in a single parent household I have been told all throughout my life that my options are limited. I have also been told of what others expected of me and no one, probably with the exception of my immediate family and few close friends, has believed that I will achieve anything more than the boundaries society has set for me. However, I have worked ten times harder and pushed myself beyond society’s limits. I...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
12 Words
The students at my...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
54 Words
My university highly recommends fun, friendly, diversified people. To get into my university, suggest to them...

What I’d change about my application process
76 Words
Everyone knows that college applications are a long and sometimes tedious process that can take weeks to complete. Unfortunately, I made the mistake...

How to increase chances at my school
103 Words
The three schools I applied to displayed that I was an excellent student even though I did not do SATs and one of the three offered me a renewable scholarship for...

Why I ultimately chose my school
73 Words
I chose the school Virginia Commonwealth University because of the three universities, it appealed to me the most. The people at the...