College Admissions Info

University of Virginia, ‘17
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Chemical Engineering Second Year at the University of Virginia
From: Woodbridge
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UVA, NC State, UCSB, VCU
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Nepali, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1390
Highest SAT: 1970
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High School Performance

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

Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, National Honor Society, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA)
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
717 Words
As I loaded my last box marked “fragile” into the back of the car, I felt my throat begin to knot up and tears welling in my eyes. I tugged on the strings of my sweatshirt and wiped my clammy palms on the legs of my jeans. I was leaving. I was heading off to college. I was moving to a new state. I was leaving the only state I had ever known and the comforts of suburbia. I was...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
32 Words
A lot of people are in Student Council and the...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
involved, caring,...

My favorite course thus far, and why
18 Words
MUSI 1040: Introduction to the orchestra,...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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UVA is not as diverse as...

What I’d change about my application process
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START EARLY. It's harder to...