College Admissions Info

University of Virginia, ‘17
BA, Cognitive Science, French Language and Literature

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Second-year at UVA; Drill Instructor in the Cavalier Marching Band; volunteer dog walker
From: Chesapeake , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: JMU, VA Tech, UVA, William & Mary
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1370
Highest SAT: 1940
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Softball, Softball
Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, National Honor Society, French Club
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Your disability
410 Words
Diabetes. It still haunts me sometimes, though I have outgrown the fear much like a child outgrows the fear of the dark. It does not bother me normally, but I am always aware the reason I was once afraid of it: nurses in soft lavender scrubs deceivingly armed with syringes and vials and sympathetic eyes. Sometimes they could not bear to make contact with my fearful eyes, pleading for answers and a normal life. There were no answers to be...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
296 Words
The essay prompt -- where is your favorite place to get lost? Armed with a water bottle, my mom, and a pocket dictionary, I meandered down L'Avenue des Champs-Élysées with wide eyes and open ears. The Parisians had their baguettes and poodles, walking in stilettos as perfect French flew effortlessly from their ruby red lips. I stared dumbly, too fascinated to speak. It was a completely different world, and I was lost in the beauty; I was lost...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
318 Words
The prompt -- describe a piece of art that has had significant impact on your life It was fall of my junior year, and by this time I was tired of being a student with homework and classes. Most weekends, I was busy with band competition on Saturdays and homework on Sundays. But this weekend was different. We had an all-day band camp on Saturday, and nobody, including me, wanted to show up. But we came anyway, reluctant and lethargic,...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
118 Words
The prompt-- why do you want to further your education. I have always loved reading. I love the feeling of sitting down with a book and a blanket and enjoying the feeling of being alone and diving into a story. Then, when the books turn to movies and I go see it with friends, and see them react to the ending in the same way as I did: in shock, in tears, or in love. I love having a sense...

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
142 Words
UVA has a very "preppy" stereotype, and I don't exactly fit into that. While I was looking here during the application process, I toured here and saw a sea of Vineyard Vines and Khaki pants (what exactly is a Vineyard Vine? why are...