College Admissions Info

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, ‘18
BS, Marketing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Student at the real Carolina with roots in Asheville, NC. Go Tar Heels!
From: Asheville , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UNC, UNC-Charlotte, NC State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2000
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, National Honor Society, School Band, YMCA/YWCA, Younglife (Christian)
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College Application Essays

475 Words
I have always considered myself a daddy’s girl. Until October of 2012, I had never experienced being apart from my dad. It didn’t become real until the day that I came home from school to find a sealed envelope lying on my bed, atop a framed picture of my dad, my brother, and me at a Red Sox game. This was the day that my perspective on life and family altered completely. The instant I unfolded the one-page letter,...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
500 Words
My passion for music began with piano lessons when I was only five years old and continued with the flute for seven years and counting. I remember practicing my piano scales every day until finally; I had all of them absolutely perfect. I always knew that music was one of the few things that could ease my mind, but it wasn’t until I witnessed the Chicago Symphony that I knew the true potential of music to captivate me. All...

Additional Essay Details:
30 Words
The topic for my supplemental essay was "Why do you do what you do?" I wrote about my love for music and the amazing experiences I have had with it.

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
92 Words
If you're applying to UNC Chapel Hill, you need to focus in on your essays. They heavily weigh the content of your essays when they are deciding whether...

My advice about getting recommenders
60 Words
For your recommendation letters, choose people who know you personally. I made the mistake of asking one of...

Why I ultimately chose my school
65 Words
I chose my school because the campus is beautiful and the people are wonderful. UNC is known for its wonderful...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
60 Words
During the summer, you need to be doing something other than laying around. Colleges want to see that...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
92 Words
I never understood the "Carolina Way" prior to enrollment. After living in Chapel Hill for a year, I have learned that the students at UNC are truly some...