College Admissions Info

chenellehicks21
chenellehicks21
Virginia Commonwealth University ‘18
BA, International Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Still learning, still growing.
From: Hampton , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, Hispanic
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: VCU, Radford, George Mason
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

None Reported

High School Performance

2.40
GPA
N/A
Rank
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

A year ago, I applied to Virginia Commonwealth University with the strongest desire to become a Ram. I had a rough high school experience, from the passing of my father to learning how to conquer AP and honor classes. Although I felt I was up for the challenge, VCU’s admissions committee felt that I needed additional growth. In the fall of 2014, I became a Spartan at Norfolk State University. I learned that I am capable of much more than...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
451 Words
Try again- I’ve always been told to never give in and give up if something does not go right the first time around. A year ago, as a senior, I applied to Virginia Commonwealth University with the strongest desire to become a Ram. I had a rough high school experience, from the passing of my father to learning how to juggle and conquer AP and honor classes. I did not reach my full potential in high school and although...







Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
1131 Words
It takes a certain type of person to be able to work in the retail field. Acquiring amazing people skills and the ability to keep your cool in the midst of total chaos is a must. Many people crack under pressure or feel the need to treat people with attitudes rudely, but there is no room for that kind of behavior in retail. J.C Penney is a household name when it comes to department stores and housewives near and...















Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
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College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
160 Words
Do not limit yourself, at all. First and foremost, you have to know that. I had it locked into my head that I'd apply to my HS first choice college, but once I realized how much I excelled my first year of college...I decided to apply to...





Why I ultimately chose my school
201 Words
I chose VCU because I feel as if I could reach my full potential there. I'm drawn to VCU's diversity, you'd be able to meet students from all over the world. I'm from Hampton, Virginia and although it's a city, it is not fast paced at all. I've grown so tired of the area and Richmond (RVA) is amazing. It...