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Undergraduate Admissions

Kimberly Barrett

Kimberly Barrett

Title: Admissions counselor
Email: barretka@vcu.edu
Responsibilities: Responsible for High School recruitment in North Carolina, Meeting with prospective students and families, attending college fairs, and reviewing applications
Counselor region: North Carolina
High school: Elizabeth Seton High School, Bladensburg, MD
College: Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor of Science in Psychology

About the Office of Admissions

What brought you to VCU?

The Diversity of the students, staff, and faculty and the urban campus setting.

Name three adjectives that describe the Office of Admissions.

Supportive, busy, professional

What do you enjoy most about meeting prospective VCU students?

Seeing the excitement in the student about attending VCU and learning about what they want to pursue in life.

What are three things we’ll find in your suitcase?

Make up, laptop, and shoes!

Best part of your job:

Seeing the students who I have come across during recruitment events, make VCU their home!

What’s your favorite place on campus?

The Compass. I love seeing the students interact with each other.

About me

What don’t most people know about you?

I am very creative, I love painting, poetry, and music.

What are you reading right now?

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

What’s on your iPod/iPhone?

A little bit of everything, but I love anything from the 80’s or 90’s

What did you want to be when you grew up?

Lawyer

Who/what inspires you?

My mom and Dad.

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