jrg587
jrg587,
UVA ‘14
B.A., History
Teacher & Student
Features Included
1
Essays
6
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
7
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown St. Louis, Missouri
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
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University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

Applied for a B.A. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
259 Words
Leadership experience, Summer experience
Cultural Leadership is a year-long program designed to generate cultural understanding and inspire within its participants a continued desire to fight racism. One part of the experience includes a three-week trip across the U.S. I traveled with a group of Jewish and black teenagers to 13 cities and listened as iconic civil rights leaders told their stories and shared their struggles. I learned not only about the problems of today, but I also developed a new appreciation for my own...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
206 Words
I chose UVA because I wanted to go to a school that all students genuinely loved. When I was a junior in high school and I visited UVA I signed up through the Monroe Society to stay with a student. The student host showed me around campus and I met all of her friends. Every person I talked to on that visit...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
68 Words
Fun: While some students might miss a football game or two, they won't ever miss the tailgate. Hardworking: students balance...
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How I chose schools to apply to
73 Words
I chose schools that were challenging academically, but also had a balanced social life. I wanted to have opportunities outside of the...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
106 Words
The two most popular were Madison House and the working for the Honor System. Madison House is super easy to get involved with because it is a community service organization. There are...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
139 Words
UVA is a medium-sized campus in a small town. I currently live in NYC, but I would definitely recommend going smaller for college. You have your whole life to live in a big city, but only 4 years to be apart of a...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse, Field Hockey

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Community Cleanup / Service, Science Club/Team, Yearbook, Homecoming committee, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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