ABJOHNSON
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
2
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Charlottesville
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
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University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
542 Words
Quantum Expediat ab Omnibus Vinci: The Utility of Being Beaten By Everyone. At the beginning of my freshman year in high school I joined the cross-country team. When I was deciding whether or not to do this, I asked my father what he thought. He said, “Well, that would be bold.” I was unathletic and overweight. I could barely run two minutes before I had to stop and rest. My father told me that I would have to be okay...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
344 Words
“Hope” is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune--without the words, And never stops at all Although I had always liked this poem, I ignored the second and third stanzas to focus on the first. The first is the pretty one. Emily Dickinson isn’t known for cheery poems, but stopping here allowed me to ignore the poem’s darker mood and fierceness. And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
253 Words
As a fifth grader flipping through a thesaurus, I stopped on the word “Pecksniffian.” What stopped me was the look of it, the way it would roll off the tongue. It was long. And the two syllables that carry the word were each curt, and fit together in a way that conveyed a sense of mystery. “Pecksniffian” derives from Dickens’ villain Seth Pecksniff, and his defining characteristic, hypocrisy. Dickens creates delightful names, names that convey the character before the character...
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General Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
169 Words
UVA is in Charlottesville, which is a fantastic city if you love the arts, a good music scene, tons of great restaurants, and nearby places to go hiking. A few things about UVA culture: we're super type A, over involved, over committed, over achieving kids. We take the...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
75 Words
Econometrics! It's a hard class that's in the realms of economics and statistics. When I started out in the class I didn't think...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
20 Words
A Capella is *huge* here. Also...
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How to increase chances at my school
47 Words
Say that you're interested in computer science (especially if you're a woman), or art ...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
34 Words
I would recommend talking about Jefferson's academical village and the...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.10
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2080
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
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Awards Received

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