kmm9kr
kmm9kr,
UVA ‘17
B.A., Cognitive Science, , French Language and Literature
Second-year at UVA; Drill Instructor in the Cavalier Marching Band; volunteer dog walker
Features Included
4
Essays
6
Schools
9
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Chesapeake, Virginia
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
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University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

Applied for a B.A. in Cognitive Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
410 Words
Your disability
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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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General 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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.47
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1940
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1370
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoftball, Softball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMarching Band, National Honor Society, French Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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