College Admissions Info

hannahlynnmurray
hannahlynnmurra
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ‘17
BS, Computer and Information Studies, Information Technology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a motivated Business Information Technology major at Virginia Tech with a passion for all things digital.
From: Warrenton , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: VA Tech, VCU, VCU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

1800
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

3.96
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Younglife (Christian)
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

My family is very large, comparable to the sizes of our hearts. I was raised in Warrenton, Virginia, a very large county of mostly farmland My Mom was born and raised in Front Royal, Virginia and my Dad was is from Annandale, Virginia. They met in the middle and decided to settle down in Fauquier County with my sixteen year old sister and I. The house that I grew up in was a small rambler next to my two best...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
147 Words
I am looking forward to developing as an independent person in Blacksburg. It is time for me to go and apply all of the life lessons I have learned thus far. The idea of attending new classes, joining clubs, and developing Hokie spirit excites me. I am ready to make decisions on my own and be pushed outside of my comfort zone. I also know that attending college will motivate me to set the bar for myself even higher. I...



Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
160 Words
At Virginia Tech we are always striving to “invent the future”. My friends and I decided that applying for a research grant to construct a real live time machine would be the most epic way to express our passion. With many failed ideas and reconstructions we eventually assembled our prototype and got the machine up and running. I was overjoyed since being the first in the world to do so, and decided to go first. BAM. It is 1995, however I...



Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
730 Words
Am I fluent in French? Not in the slightest, however, I am sitting at the table next to an eloquent speaking Parisian. The language seems so fluid but the barrier is definite, a brick wall separating our tables. I once ran across Ibn Batutta’s quote, “ I believe that traveling leaves us all speechless, but turns us into storytellers”. Why travel? I agree with Ibn. Well traveling is not the ability to find oneself, but instead, a gift to the...











College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
36 Words
Fraternities and sororities are really big here at Tech, but you...





My favorite course thus far, and why
62 Words
My favorite course has been Accounting. I heard horror stories about the course going into it. I was prepared...





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





What I’d change about my application process
27 Words
I would definitely start earlier laying out which...





Why I ultimately chose my school
64 Words
Virginia Tech is an amazing school full of opportunity. Upperclassmen receive wonderful jobs due to the staff here on...