College Admissions Info

Brandeis University, ‘17
BS, Neuroscience, Biology, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: San Jose , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Parent, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Pacific
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1570
Highest SAT: 2320
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Jazz / Orchestra, Community Cleanup / Service, Athletics Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

To my dismay, Joon throws the violin onto the hard ground. The hollow bang of wood reverberates throughout the room. “NO. NO. NO,” cries a little boy. From across the room I see Joon’s mom try to intervene and the flustered volunteer. I walk over, open my INSTRUMENT case, and Bach’s arpeggios waft through the air. To the surprise of all parties involved, Joon is now quiet and listening intently. This was a magical moment. Welcome to my...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
23 Words
Specific details about the school and the opportunities available to me. How I will leverage those opportunities to give back to the community

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
23 Words
Extensive volunteer service experience in a certain...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
14 Words
School is located in...

Why I ultimately chose my school
4 Words