College Admissions Info

uvacogsci
uvacogsci
University of Virginia ‘18
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

currently a 1st year at UVA
From: , Virginia , China
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: UVA, William & Mary
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Mandarin

Test Scores

1990
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1990
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High School Performance

4.33
GPA
High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Spanish Club, Drama production crew, Library Volunteer, National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service, Photography / Film, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
302 Words
It’s that quiet car ride, a time to ponder as the landscape moves in jumps and skips. Or perhaps, in that bustling little café between the art gallery and vintage music shop. Maybe even plopped down on my bed, my face not quite making it onto the pillow. My state of contentment isn’t restricted to one place. I suppose it could be called an environment, for I find my solace in music. Walking out the door, my internal...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
316 Words
Prompt: We are a community with quirks, both in language (we’ll welcome you to Grounds, not campus) and in traditions. Describe one of your quirks and why it is part of who you are. Answer in half a page or roughly 250 words (my word count: 257). “Whoops, wrong language.” Understanding dawns upon my face. A look of puzzlement might linger a little longer on theirs, but, unabashed, I repeat myself in English. Perhaps it won’t be English, but at...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
283 Words
Prompt: What work of art, music, science, mathematics, or literature has surprised, unsettled, or challenged you, and in what way? Answer in half a page or roughly 250 words (currently 254). A pile of yellow light bulbs caught my eye sophomore year. They lay haphazardly on a cart in my English classroom, each the cover of a centennial edition of Anthem by Ayn Rand. The synopsis sparked my interest in what has since become one of my favorite works of literature. I...





College Admissions Advice

Post-college plans
131 Words
I think there's two sides to this. On one hand, there's 4 years to figure out what you want to do, how to get there, where you'll be, etc. In the mean time, just go with it and enjoy college....





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
18 Words
My high school had really...