College Admissions Info

University of Virginia, ‘16
BS, Information Technology, Marketing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi, I'm Meghan and I am a third year at the University of Virginia. I am studying Marketing and IT in the commerce school and loving every second of being at this wonderful school!
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Transfer
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UVA
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1280
Highest SAT: 1790
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

After having a negative high school experience, I took the two years after graduation to figure out who I was as a person. As I stayed home and attended community college, I became a new person. I gained confidence and drive, and was determined to make the next two years at a four-year institution the best years of my life. While I wasn't studying for my classes I was nannying two little boys and learning all about patience, respect, and...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
241 Words
To me, Times Square in New York City is a snapshot of the world. I have visited Times Square on several occasions, and as I’ve grown up I’ve also gained an appreciation for the huge amount of diversity it holds. When I first glance at a photograph of Times Square, the bright flashing lights of the billboards immediately strike me. They speak to the appreciation our culture has for artistic expression, and how we are able to celebrate...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
332 Words
The University of Virginia would be the perfect environment to help me reach my goal of earning a business degree as well as possibly furthering my studies in management. At the University of Virginia, the small class sizes will help integrate me into the college community by forming strong relationships not only with other motivated students, but also with highly qualified professors that have experienced the field of business in the real world. Inside the classroom, I will be able...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
35 Words
Be yourself. You will end up where you are meant to....

My favorite course thus far, and why
43 Words
My favorite course thus far has to be my Mergers and Acquisitions class....

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Driven, excited,...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
45 Words
When you visit UVA, it looks like everyone is the stereo-typical sorority girl or...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Working with charities, getting an...

Why I ultimately chose my school
45 Words
I never thought I would go to UVA. I always thought it was too...