Kemper318
Kemper318,
UVA ‘20
B.S., Computer Science
A highly motivated young woman who seeks out opportunities that will enrich her life
Features Included
9
Essays
10
Schools
14
Scores
1
Advice
9
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Williamsburg, Germany
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University  (Richmond, VA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology  (Rochester, NY)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
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University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

What are the top five reasons you want to be a Hokie? Ever since visiting the the Virginia Tech campus for a full week in 2012 I have wanted to become a Hokie. That summer, I attended the Virginia 4H Congress, which is an organization to encourages youth to develop an interest in their community and to reach their full potential through leading by example. At the Congress, I got to sleep in the dorms, interact with current students, as well...
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Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
332 Words
If you could have any superhero power what would it be and why? The mind is one of science’s most complex mysteries. Chemical processes are able to command the body to move and change, by a mere thought. If I was able to read minds, I would be able to make scientific breakthroughs on understanding the brain, as well as testing how accurate current devices are in measuring cognitive states. This superpower would be very useful in my current...
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Supplemental Essay: Other
302 Words
What are the top five reasons you want to be a Hokie? Ever since visiting the the Virginia Tech campus for a full week in 2012 I have wanted to become a Hokie. That summer, I attended the Virginia 4H Congress, which is an organization to encourages youth to develop an interest in their community and to reach their full potential through leading by example. At the Congress, I got to sleep in the dorms, interact with current students, as well...
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
394 Words
UVA engineers are working to solve problems that affect people around the world, from our long-term water purification project in South Africa to continuing to research more efficient applications of solar power. However, most students start small, by using engineering to make a difference in daily life. If you were given funding for a small engineering project that would make your everyday life better, what would you do? (around 250 words) Staying up late just to finish that last assignment due...
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
347 Words
My favorite word is “Unverzueglich”, which is german for forthwith or instantaneously (right away). This word connects me to my heritage, because I am a german citizen, and grew up in Germany until the age of eight, until moving to Virginia. I love how this word implies action, that something has to happen NOW instead of later. This word has the power to reunite nations. In 1989, at a press conference in Eastern Berlin, a government representative announced that a new...
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
429 Words
We believe strongly in the Virginia Tech Principles of Community and the value of human diversity affirmed therein. Share a perspective or experience related to your culture, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status that might explain how you will enrich the climate of mutual respect and understanding here. Women are underrepresented in Computer Science. The number of women getting degrees in this field has dropped for decades,...
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
479 Words
Beyond your impressive academic credentials and extra curricular accomplishments, what else makes you unique and colorful? We know nobody fits neatly into 500 words or less, but you can provide us with some suggestion of the type of person you are. Anything goes! Inspire us, impress us, or just make us laugh. Think of this optional opportunity as show and tell by proxy and with an attitude. For additional context, check out the William & Mary Admission Office video message at ...
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
592 Words
Describe a challenging situation you’ve faced. Briefly state the situation, how you responded and why, would you have done anything differently, has it affected or shaped who you are today? This summer I faced a major challenge that I conquered, which taught me to reach out for help among my peers, as well as to use all the resources available to me. I had the amazing opportunity to join the William & Mary iGEM team as an honorary member...
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
453 Words
As you start your college career, what is your primary goal as a student and how have you prepared to meet this goal, how do you plan to succeed, how do you feel you will do at VCU? My goal as an undergraduate student at VCU is to be able to continue my interest in medical research. Taking rigorous classes to challenge myself through out my high school career, especially AP courses, encouraged me to apply to the Governor’s...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
213 Words
I choose schools based on opportunity. I needed a variety of schools, like some safety schools (VCU, RIT) and some reach schools(Ivys). Also, I made sure to get some schools in state and some out of state, because I was not sure how much I could get in scholarships. In general, you should know that if you want to study anything with engineering,...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field, Equestrian

Extracurriculars

Activities4-H, Marching Band, National Honor Society, Animal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Equestrian, French Club, German Club, Key Club, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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