College Admissions Story: Vaishnav from UT Austin

Recorded Tuesday, February 23 at 10:00 PM

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University of Texas at Austin | UT Austin

Austin, TX

Join Moriah Kofsky as she interviews Vaishnav, a current student at the University of Texas at Austin, about their admissions story!

Vaishnav Gubba is a senior at the University of Texas at Austin studying Computer Science and Quantitative Finance. Vaishnav is an active member of UT’s Natural Sciences Council, Tour Guides, and business fraternity Delta Sigma Pi. In his free time, Vaishnav enjoys playing sports, trying new restaurants, and playing strategy board games.

School information

University of Texas at Austin | UT Austin

Austin, TX
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Undergrad College: University of Pennsylvania '19

Major: English and Women’s Studies

Work Experience: I'm passionate about merging storytelling, psychology, and spirituality to co-create experiences that transform people. In addition to advising students with CollegeVine, I work as a life coach and freelance writer.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Moriah and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
18:36@Livi:How diverse would you say UT Austin is?
19:57@anonymous:are there any particular characteristics that are common among the students at UT that cause them to thrive in that environment? (basically, what type of student will thrive at UT Austin?)
21:54@JS1234:Is it easy to register to some foundational classes given UT is such a big school? what is the class size?
24:40@anonymous:How often do you have exams at UT Austin?
27:26@JS1234:how many AP classes does UT accept from high school?
28:47@Livi:Are the dorms at UT Austin nice? The food?
30:18@sidney:Are there many international students at UT Austin?
31:18@sidney:Are business students more focused in Silicon Valley or Wall Street at UT Austin?
32:41@Livi:Do you think UT has a good variety of clubs/ extracurriculars?
34:53@anonymous:Is it mandatory to reside in the dorms (at least for your freshman year)?
35:42@Livi:How hard is it to form relationships with professors?
36:51@anonymous:How did you study for sat


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