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Brown University, ‘
Mathematics, Foreign Languages and Literatures

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 supplemental essays

Student Background

Trumpeter, Buddhist, and concert goer attending Brown University
From: , New Mexico
Gender: Female
Accepted At: Brown
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2340

High School Performance

AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Science Club/Team, Gay/Straight Alliance, Outdoors/Hiking Club, Buddhist Club
How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Oatmeal and Morality "The main cause of enlightenment is bodhichitta, and the root of bodhicitta is compassion." -Geshe Kelsang Gyatso One night last July, a crisp breeze fluttered through the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico. I stood in the middle of a bush, holding ten cups of day-old oatmeal. I balanced the cups in the crook of my right arm, reaching for the handle of the green door in front of me. A drop of frigid water fell from the...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
128 Words
I can be very whiny sometimes. In a fit of frustration one Monday morning, I slammed my college guide down on the table and turned to my friend. "I don't know where I want to go to collllllllege," I moaned plaintively. She looked at me with her wise eyes and asked calmly, "Have you thought about Brown?" My closest friends often know me better than I know myself. I trolled through college guides and talked to Brown alumni, and I...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
229 Words
I have always loved foreign languages and mathematics. For me, they are inextricably linked. I decipher grammatical structures in the same way I decipher equation - they both have a proper syntax. In order to speak French or Spanish fluently, I must think in French or Spanish. In order to evaluate complicated integrals, I must think in "math;" I really do imagine math as a different language. Instead of the usual words and phrases, I picture numbers and graphs. I...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
519 Words
I breezed through my first two years of high school math. I did my homework quickly, never studied for tests, and understood the concepts perfectly. My junior year, I took AP Calculus BC, which was really Calculus AB and BC combined into one course. For the first time, I struggled to understand. I spent hours doing homework, reviewing for tests, and getting help from my teacher. Some days, no matter how many questions I asked, I just could not grasp...

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