Students at Wake Forest are very motivated and strive to be successful. This certainly extends to physical appearance. A common myth is that the admissions committee considers your physical appearance when considering your application—you are required to send a picture with your application. Nonetheless, students care about how they dress and how they look. Thus, as a whole, Wake Forest has a very good-looking student body.
The average student at Wake Forest is from the East Coast and could be best described as upper-middle class. Most students are also preppy in the way that they dress, and polo shirts are common on campus. Despite this, students tend to be very friendly and social. Of course, students who stray from these "norms" certainly exist and add to the eclectic fabric that is Wake Forest student life.