College Admissions Info

University of Richmond, ‘18
BA, Geography

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am passionate about food justice and sustainability; I love to garden and cook meals from the stuff I grow! I also love cupcakes, horses and socks!
From: Vienna , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Richmond, UMW
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1980
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

June 2010. It all started when we landed in the BWI airport. My family was visiting family on the East Coast for the first time in nine years. Coming from the dry, flammable state of California, I loved the lushness of the trees that lined the highway. I also loved how open everything seemed. That was just the start of what I fell in love with. After a few days visiting my grandparents in Pennsylvania, we drove down to spend a...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
73 Words
Because I fell in love. That's why I chose University of Richmond. I knew the moment I drove onto campus; this was going to be my school. Even though the day of my tour was dreary and rainy, the beauty of the school shone through. All throughout the tour, I could see myself walking to and from class, eating in the dining hall, strolling around the lake. I knew I had come home.

Additional Essay Details:
25 Words
I was one of the lucky ones who felt an immediate connection to their school. Not everyone has that feeling and it's okay to not.

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
61 Words
Preppy (Vineyard Vines is quite popular) Friendly (its not weird to say hello to people you've never...

Why I ultimately chose my school
14 Words
I fell in love;...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
57 Words
Its close enough to home that I can come back for a weekend or my mom can...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
31 Words
Speak from the heart! Admission officers already know the...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
93 Words
I am on the equestrian team because I have been riding horses since I was five years old. I also joined a sorority because I wanted to be...

My favorite course thus far, and why
67 Words
My favorite course was a seminar called "Racism without Racists" where we studied race relations in modern day America. It...