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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at VIRGINIA
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Your Chances at VIRGINIA
(on SAT score alone)
# Applicants
# Admitted
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Students who got into VIRGINIA:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (22), Grades (34), Sports/Extracurriculars (14), College Essay (26)
I personally took 2 SATs (the old one) andSep 28 2016Biology
I personally took 2 SATs (the old one) and 2 ACTs, 5 AP classes during HS, president of SCA and ITS, VP of Honor Society, and various other things like JCL and drama. Besides the one serious, main essay (I think it's on the common app), I wrote all of my essays and short responses with a lot of tongue in cheek humor. If you're a senior, my best advice would be to stop worrying about all the things it's too late to change, and focus on writing your essays. Admissions officers read thousands of them that are nearly all the same, make yours stand out.
ACT: 32 SAT: 1980 Female
It has its strengths and weaknesses, but overall thereMar 26 2015Engineering Department
It has its strengths and weaknesses, but overall there are really very few other schools in the country that have the balance between intense academics and a relaxed atmosphere that UVa has. A great school to go to if you would truly like to enjoy your undergraduate years. My only complaint is that Out of State tuition is way too expensive for a public school.
ACT: 34 Male
I took advanced placement classes, got really good gradesJun 24 2014Unknown
I took advanced placement classes, got really good grades and had a high sat score. I advise anybody that wants to go to Virginia to do the same.
SAT: 1200 Male
I got in with a 1May 17 2013English
I got in with a 1.7 GPA out of high school alongside a subpar 1600 on the SAT. Brilliant, huh?

I know that people look down upon community colleges, but as I tell everyone, hey, it got me into an amazing school! If you didn't do well in high school, don't be discouraged about getting into UVA. I went to a community college for two years and maintained a 3.6 GPA and got in :)
SAT: 1600 Male

I had almost a 4Jul 28 2012Political Science
I had almost a 4.0 in high school (I got 1 B) and had a 34 on my ACT. I also was involved in some clubs at school, and had leadership positions in them. Since I was also interested in government, I had some activities pertaining to that, such as Girl's state and being a Congressional Page. I also made sure my essays were proofread by multiple people.

Good luck!
ACT: 34 Female

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