College Admissions Info

Isabel B
Isabel B
Virginia Commonwealth University , ‘19
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Norfolk , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Lynchburg, VCU, Rhodes
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

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

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Rowing (Crew) (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Volunteer Coach, Special Olympics
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Transition to adulthood
638 Words
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...

College Admissions Advice

None Reported