Mar 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 grades
May 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
Jul 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.