Live profile review with Sophia Druffner

Recorded Friday, March 18, 2022 at 12:00 AM

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About this livestream


Get the chance to have your college admissions profile reviewed live by Sophia and hear her personalized admission advice for high schools students. Sophia will review a select number of profiles live during the stream; for each profile, she'll share her assessment of your academics, extracurricular resume, and overall profile and make recommendations for enhancement. She'll also share an assessment of what your chances of admission are at different universities. Don't miss this chance to get personalized advice and ask all of your admission-related questions in our chat!

Sophia Druffner is a recent Ph.D. admit and current teacher. As an Applications Consultant for two cycles, she collaborated with students to gain Ivy League acceptances and admission into their top-choice schools. Sophia attended Vanderbilt with a full-tuition merit-based scholarship as a Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar. Since graduating, she has taught over 300 high school students and helped guide them through the college admissions process. Sophia is extremely excited about using her experience as an applications consultant, teacher, and student to help you create a strong, competitive application that showcases how amazing you truly are.

Click here to access the form to submit your profile for review.

Note: This stream has been moved to Thursday, March 17.

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Undergrad College: Harvard University '17

Major: Music

Graduate College: University of Michigan, M.M.

Work Experience: Now in my fourth year at CollegeVine, I have helped dozens of students gain acceptance to their top-choice schools and have also advised and mentored thousands more through my livestreams. Apart from my work at CV, I am also a professional conductor and a multi-instrumentalist. I currently serve as the music director of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston, and I have led symphonic concerts and operatic productions throughout the United States.

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 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.


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