How to get into UNC Chapel Hill

Recorded Tuesday, September 21 at 10:00 PM

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | UNC

Chapel Hill, NC
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The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill is one of the nation's premier universities. Not only does it have the first collegiate football team in the Carolinas, but it was also the United States' first public university.

UNC Chapel Hill requires a strong college profile and stellar essays. In this stream, Robert will walk you through how to optimize your application for this college.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | UNC

Chapel Hill, NC
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Undergrad College: Yale University '21

Major: Ethics, Politics & Economics; Classics (Intensive)

Work Experience: As a recent graduate of Yale University, I am excited to begin my first year with CollegeVine! In many ways, CV was a natural fit for me -- at Yale, I worked for over two years in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, beginning as a Senior Interviewer in the summer of 2019, during which I interviewed over 200 first-year applicants for the 2019-2020 college admissions cycle. After the summer ended, I became Lead Recruitment Coordinator, a full-time position responsible for executing and overseeing Yale’s numerous post-admissions decision yield initiatives, as well as serving as a spokesman for the university both in person and online. Over the past two years, I have had the privilege of interacting with hundreds of students and their families at all stages of the college application process.

My Admissions Story: Having always been interested in studying a variety of subjects within the Humanities and Social Sciences, I applied to a smattering of liberal arts colleges and universities (mostly on the East Coast) with strong departments in these areas, large and diverse student bodies, and varied extracurricular opportunities. When my college admissions decisions rolled in, I immediately accepted an offer from my dream school, Yale University, which I had always felt best embodied the opportunities and goals that I desired from my college experience -- and since that day, I’ve never looked back.

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30:30@Metro:That worked - thank you!
49:17@mushiman32:Am I the only having difficulty still?
69:20@Rombik325:Thank you so much!
71:16@AllyM:You mentioned the Academic Interest cut off...so are those applications just not read any further if they don't "make the cut"

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