University of Florida Student Panel

Recorded Tuesday, September 22 at 08:00 PM

The recording will load in a moment.

SPECIAL EVENT
This livestream was part of the 🎪 Student panel college fair. Recordings for all 100+ Q&A panels are available.

About this livestream

School information

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
Description

Ask current UF students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

Meet the panelist: Kristen

Kristen is a third year psychology major and sociology minor on the pre-law track from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. On campus, she is the Service Director for Kappa Alpha Theta as well as the Assistant Director of the Disability Affairs branch of Student Government. She is also a Teacher's Assistant for the course Developmental Psychology.

School information

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
Your host
Elias Miller

Undergrad College: Harvard University '16

Major: Music

Graduate College: University of Michigan, M.M.

Work Experience: Now in my third year at CollegeVine, I have helped dozens of students gain acceptance to their top-choice schools and have also advised and mentored hundreds more through my livestreams. I am also a professional conductor and a multi-instrumentalist, and I currently serve as the music director of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston and as Opera Saratoga's assistant conductor. I have led symphonic concerts and operatic productions throughout the United States, and I'm looking forward to making my international conducting debut in Vienna this fall.

My Admissions Story: Initially interested in pursuing a career as a performing cellist, I applied almost exclusively to music schools with dual and double degree options and ultimately enrolled in the Tufts University/New England Conservatory Dual Degree Program. Unhappy with the combined program and worried I'd never feel like I was fully a student at either school, I logged back into CommonApp.org in October of my freshman year. I can't say I went about the transfer process in the smartest way (I only applied to two schools!), but Harvard miraculously accepted me (or 'excepted me' as I wrote in a celebratory Facebook post that day - no one ever let me live that one down), and the rest was history.

Welcome! We’re glad to have you.

You might still have questions not covered in this event, such as – how to get started with essays, how to get financial aid, or how to fill out an application. The livestreams listed here are our most popular recordings that can help you answer these questions.

In addition to livestreams in your admissions toolkit, check out DIY tools on your dashboard and a community of students to help you along the way ... even with free essay reviewing!