4th Year

Global Alumna Profile: Victor Azevedo

Genevieve Agar – March 23rd, 2017

This month we're profiling UVA alumna Victor Azevedo, a graduate of the Architecture school. Victor Azevedo studied at UVA as an international student originally from Manaus, Brazil and was also involved with the French House during his time in Charlottesville.

What did you do after graduation?
l Iived in Delhi for 6 months where I worked in an Architecture Office then I started my masters of Architecture at Columbia University.

Genevieve Agar: How I Reconciled Creative Arts with an Econ Major (Major Exploration Series)

Amber Wang – March 22nd, 2017

“The majority of people who went to college do not end up in a career related to their major, meaning 10 years from now your major might be just a word on your diploma.” Genevieve Agar (CLAS '17, Economics)

A common dilemma some students may face when deciding their major(s) is whether or not they should choose something that aligns with their passion or choose something that will be practical. Read about how one of our Career Peer Educators, Genevieve Agar (CLAS ‘17, Economics), did just this during her nontraditional undergraduate experience.

What's It Like to Intern in India? Ask a UVA student

Genevieve Agar – March 22nd, 2017

My name is Heather Thompson, and I am a third-year student in the School of Arts and Sciences. I'm doubling in Foreign Affairs and Economics, and I'll be graduating this spring. My primary involvement at UVA is definitely rugby. I started playing my first year and absolutely love it. Now I'm also match secretary for the rugby team. I also am in Phi Alpha Delta (the pre-law fraternity), and volunteer with Campus Kitchen. Outside of school, I work for the Papers of George Washington and at Splendora's downtown. 

Application Essay & Personal Statement Workshop, 3/31

Sophia Naide – March 20th, 2017

Want help with your personal statement or application essays? The UVA Writing Center is hosting a free Application Essay & Personal Statement Workshop. The workshop will take place Friday, March 31, 2-4pm at 229 Bryan Hall. You'll be able to get advice from a panel of writing tutors, complete generative writing exercises, and work with a tutor on your current draft. Whether you're a fourth-year applying to graduate school, a second-year applying to a major or school (e.g.

Global Alumna Profile: Dena O'Brien

Genevieve Agar – March 15th, 2017

UVA alumni span the globe in a variety of career industries and geographic locations. One such alumna is Dena O'Brien: originally from Pelham, Alabama, Dena graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology. She was also a Track and Cross Country athlete during her time at UVA. Since graduation, Dena has created a life for herself outside of the United States.

What's your experience working abroad?

Finding an Alternative Major (Major Exploration Series)

Amber Wang – March 15th, 2017

At UVA, there are many majors that do not require a selective process in order to declare them, and there are some majors or tracks that do. Whether or not you receive acceptance into your first choice major programs, it is a wise course of action to plan for alternative majors that can help you get onto the career path that you want. Check out the three steps to finding the best alternative majors for you!

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