How to Write Your Way into UVA

How to Write Your Way into UVA

In college admissions, essays can serve as the tipping point. Here are some tips, pointers and actual essays that recently made the cut.

How to write an admission essay so good that UVA’s deans can’t wait to meet you.

July 15, 2019

Around Alumni Hall

Around Alumni Hall

Bringing alumni together

President Jenifer G. Andrasko (Darden ’10) and Jason Life (Col ’94, Educ ’96) share how the Alumni Association connects with alumni.

Summer 2019

A Good Example of Great

A Good Example of Great

President James E. Ryan (Law '92) shares how he hopes UVA can be an example of excellence paired with purpose.

Summer 2019

The Poets Among Us

The Poets Among Us

Here’s a roundup of recently published poets from UVA’s Area Program in Poetry Writing along with a small sample of their work.

Summer 2019

New & Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy

Summer 2019

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a list of the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

Summer 2019

Only 59 Years Apart

Only 59 Years Apart

Two recent grads have much in common, just not their age

Two recent grads have much in common, just not their age.

Summer 2019

Larger than Architecture

Larger than Architecture

Alumna deploys success in video game to design buildings that help heal

Alumna deploys success in video game to design buildings that help heal.

Summer 2019

Battling Cervical Cancer

Battling Cervical Cancer

Across Grounds, researchers fight the disease and its root, HPV

Hopeful, UVA researchers target the dangerous disease.

Summer 2019

Scaling Up

Scaling Up

A quest to take experiential learning to new heights

A law school climb to Everest base camp could set a new baseline in global learning.

Summer 2019

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Highlights

Beyond Blackface

Beyond Blackface

Recent political scandals prompted Corks & Curls to look for a new name. They also had us looking through our own back issues.