I got in!!!

<p>I got in! Parke Muth wrote me a note! So exciting!</p>

<p>Congratulations, hopefully I can feel the same excitement you feel. UVA is my number one choice.</p>

<p>Tell us what he/she said!!!! Congrats btw!!!!!</p>

<p>You should post in the acceptance thread too!</p>


<p>i'm so jealous.</p>

<p>Lol kk here's what the PM said: (My name),</p>

<p>Your military service has made you see the larger picture in the world. I was very impressed with your essays. Our students from _________ do very well and I hope you will look carefully at our commerce program.</p>

<p>Here is the acceptance letter</p>

<p>Dear Mr. ____:
Congratulations.On behalf of the Committee on Admission, it is my honor to offer you admission to the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia. In extending this invitation, we recognize your impressive achievements, both in and out of the classroom. We are confident in your continued success during your stay with us at the University. As an international student, you bring a valuable, global perspective to a university founded by one of the architects of the American educational system, Thomas Jefferson. Along with this invitation, I am enclosing several documents-instructions, forms, reminders, and invitations. Please read these materials carefully. They highlight some of the strengths of the university and they explain what we expect of you, and what you may expect of us, in the coming months. Particularly important is the reply form: to accept our offer of admission and reserve your place in the entering class, please complete and postmark this form no later than May 1, 2008. If you need any further help from the Office of Admission, please send me an e-mail: <a href="mailto:ppm@virginia.edu">ppm@virginia.edu</a>.</p>

<p>Following receipt of your acceptance and deposit, the Office of Admission will notify International Student and Scholar Programs( ISSP) of your plans. ISSP assumes the responsibility of assisting you with matters pertaining to your
eligibility with regard to English language proficiency, financial certification,a nd current visa status( if applicable).</p>

<p>Again, I send you the heartiest of congratulations from the Cornmittee on Admission.</p>

<p>Congrats and welcome! I hope you choose to attend The University.</p>



<p>samesies00: If you or anyone else out there is applying, from the bottom of my heart I wish you all the best.</p>

<p>I was wondering if you could post some of your credentials? I want to see what my chances are of getting in...</p>

<p>congrats though!!! :)</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted
[<em>] College/Major Applied To: Arts and Sciences but intention to take commerce
[</em>] Fee Waiver Used?: No
[<em>] SAT I (by section): M 790, V 700, W 670
[</em>] SAT IIs: Chinese w/Listening: 800, Chemistry 790, Maths IC, 760
[<em>] GPA, Weighted and Unweighted: N/A
[</em>] Rank: School doesn’t rank
[<em>] ACT: N/A
[</em>] APs (including this year's): 4
[<em>] IBs (including this year's: N/A
[</em>] Senior Yr Courseload: Considered most rigorous although some had even heavier loads
[<em>] Number of Apps from Your School: not many, probably between 10 and 20
[</em>] Other stats (Awards, etc.): Couple of national awards in a sport, which is not offered vasity in UVa, service award from school for contributions to the sport.
[<em>] ECs listed on app: My sport, church activities, that’s basically it
[</em>] Job/Work Experience: Relief Teacher, ice cream seller and therapist assistant (both of which I omitted, quite insignificant) and my post in the military
[li] Essays (subject and responses): /li Please answer the question that corresponds to the school you selected on Part I of your application in half a page, or roughly 250 words.
College of Arts and Sciences: What work of art, music, science, mathematics, or literature has surprised or unsettled or challenged you, and in what way? </p>

<p>I wrote about a Warren Buffett book and how he has inspired me to invest and save.</p>

<p>(2) Answer one of the following questions. Limit your response to half a page, or approximately 250 words.</p>

<p>• What is your favorite word, and why? </p>

<p>• Describe the world you come from and how that world shaped who you are: </p>

<p>I chose this topic and wrote about my prejudices of others and how I came to realize my judgments were wrong</p>

<p>(3) Please write on a topic of your choice.</p>

<p>I wrote about my very first medal bout in my sport, the thoughts going through my head during the bout and how I triumphed.</p>

Hook (TASP, RSI, Research, etc.): Not sure, maybe I seem interesting (but so does everyone else)</p>

<p>State or Country: Not disclosing</p>

<p>School Type, Average Stats of School (if available): Public, total enrolment of about 1600</p>

<p>Ethnicity: Asian</p>

<p>Gender: M</p>

<p>Income Bracket: Lowest</p>

<p>Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Nothing</p>

<p>Strengths: Founded a club for my sport in school, comparatively a lot of [li] work experience, excelled in sports</p>[/li]
<p>Weaknesses: Academics do not stand out</p>

<p>Why you think you were accepted/wait listed/denied: They saw that the overall package compensated for my good but not excellent grades</p>

<p>Additional Comments: Well if you really want to check out my essays and stuff pm me, I may disclose them with discretion</p>

<p>it sounds like you deserved to get in, so congratulations. why didnt i get involved with the military...</p>

<p>congrats to all admitted and good luck to everyone else!</p>

<p>A Point to Prove, can you estimate what your GPA was? Also, IS or OSS? Thanks, btw congratz!</p>

<p>OOS, and thanks! I'm sorry but I can't help you as my school doesn't use that grading system. But I'd most probably have around a B+ av. And academically I'm probably one of the weaker candidates. I hope that helps.</p>

<p>Congrats, point to prove. I'm sure that the admissions committee saw your test scores as proof of strong aptitude and your military experience as proof of work ethic and discipline. You'll do fine here.</p>