College Admissions Info

jrg587
jrg587
University of Virginia, ‘14
BA, History

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Teacher & Student
From: St. Louis , Missouri
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: UMich, Emory, Tulane, Indiana
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

31
ACT
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Highest ACT:
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ACT Prep:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse, Field Hockey
Extracurricular Activities: DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Community Cleanup / Service, Science Club/Team, Yearbook, Homecoming committee, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society
Work:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UVA: Leadership experience, Summer experience
259 Words
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...





College 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...





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...





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...





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...





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...