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echols scholar

DoinSchoolDoinSchool Registered User Posts: 738 Member
edited December 2010 in University of Virginia
ever since I found about the echols scholar program (no required credits!!) i really really want to go to UVA a lot more than before (if I can be an echols scholar). is there any special application process at all, or does the adcom decide based on the application?
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Replies to: echols scholar

  • Dean JDean J College Rep Posts: 4,195 Senior Member
    Nope. You can read about the process on the UVa website and on the admission blog (just do a search). If you aren't offered Echols as an incoming first year, you can apply into it during the first semester.
  • cavalier302cavalier302 Registered User Posts: 4,343 Senior Member
    There's no special application - the office of admissions invites people to join based on their application materials. If you're competitive for top 10 universities, you'll be competitive for the Echols program. I was an Echols scholar and entered UVa with the intention of *not* meeting the distribution requirements in some areas, but apparently I did meet them by the time I graduated. They're pretty easy to hit even if you're not trying.
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