College Admissions Info

tford14
tford14
University of Virginia ‘18
BA, Spanish Language and Literature, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a First Year at the University of Virginia, Majoring in Spanish and Economics and planning to earn a Fourth Year MS in Commerce.
From: - , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: UVA, Rutgers, Tufts, William & Mary, Northeastern, UConn
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2280
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: After School Sports Coach, Athletics Organization, Key Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Volunteer Coach
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Work experience
734 Words
Mailboxes Mailboxes. Just about every house has one. And every neighborhood has houses. My neighborhood has plenty of houses, plenty of mailboxes. There's a lot of things to like about a nice mailbox - the little red flag saluting the freedom to communicate; the air of suspense when you run down the driveway, open the little door and rifle through its contents to find your name printed on that one special envelope. Mailboxes, much like cookies, video games, and even...











Supplemental Essay: Using a metaphor
579 Words
The Language of Music Music is the language that speaks over all others, the harmonic pitch traversing cultural barriers and uniting even the most disparate of nations. Despite playing the alto saxophone since third grade, I only came to appreciate the true importance of music when I toured Eastern Europe with the Morris Knolls Wind Ensemble. We performed our repertoire for thousands of musical connoisseurs, among them the United States ambassador to Austria. When we stepped on stage, slick tuxedos...









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College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
211 Words
The University of Virginia's essay style seemed to me to be a little bit different than other schools. I think the essays offered you more options and more of a chance to be a little bit creative and original. Accordingly, it was very important to take advantage of this opportunity and make yourself stand out - even if it was for something that...