Isabel B
Isabel B,
VCU ‘19
B.S., Biology
Features Included


Hometown Norfolk, Virginia
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • Virginia Commonwealth University  (Richmond, VA)
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Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
638 Words
Transition to adulthood
The tear, the crack, the pop, and then the screaming of profanities- I thought all hope would die, but really this is just where it all began. My family is not related by blood- nor do our chromosomes align- in fact we don’t even have the same number, they have one more chromosome, allowing me to love them each a little bit more. Another thing about my family is that there are about ten of us and when I...
Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
259 Words
The only way to move is by working together, 8 people moving, breathing, and thinking as one single body- Crew. Over the past three years I’ve done a lot of following, where I’ve learned that no single person can make the boat move unless they don’t have support from the people sitting behind them; which isn’t something that’s just handed to you it’s trust which you have to earn. This year being one of the...
Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
256 Words
Special Olympics is a huge part of my life- it has been for the past eight years and at the end of this year I will have to part ways with my team and move on to another family. While college searches are always hard because they have to have your major, you have to like the campus, and you must enjoy the food- mine has been a bit harder because there needs to be Special Olympics nearby. I remember...
Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
222 Words
I’ve always loved the outdoors: hiking, rafting, biking, climbing- I love it all. One of the major things that VCU has is a great OAP- most colleges have them but VCU’s is way better than the other ones, at least to me- I saw signs for their activities while visiting campus – and the OAP was even part of the tour. That is something I want to be a part of- not only going on the trips but leading...

General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
Top 10%
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
SAT Score Details
Converted SAT Score1290
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores


SportsRowing (Crew) (Recruited)


ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Volunteer Coach, Special Olympics

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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