College Admissions Info

Brown University, ‘18
BA, Psychology, Physics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Freshman, Brown University | Minneapolis, MN
From: Minneapolis , Minnesota
Gender: Female
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Brown, U of Minnesota
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2240
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Sailing
Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Drama Production Crew, Film, Green Club, Math Team, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I went to school, and what my goals for life are, and my parent’s aspirations for me and all that crap, but I don’t presently feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth. What I do feel like talking about is my writing. In my 17 years, I had six times endeavored at writing a novel....

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
64 Words
I got in on this essay because I truly loved the school. I was able to name different places and the memories I'd had on that campus. Granted, I did have a unique experience because I had taken courses there, but I think that listing places that are important on the campus shows that you know the area and are dedicated to enrolling there.

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
24 Words
Scholarship application are really hard. I tried to explain who I was, but also include enough drama to illustrate why I needed the scholarship.

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
21 Words
This was also for a scholarship. I tried to narrate a story and how it helped me confront my core values.

Additional Essay Details:
975 Words
1. WHY US If you can imagine a teenage girl bouncing up and down at her desk, that is me right now about to tell you how much I love Brown. This summer, I received a scholarship to attend a three week philosophy course at Brown. My days were filled with mind-blowing lectures, after-class discussions with amazing professors, and late night conversations with like-minded classmates. At Brown, I found my place. Arguments over lunch at the Ratty on topics like nature...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
123 Words
I used scholarship websites like to find scholarships. There are many scholarship websites that may try to charge you to find a scholarship. These are never ever a good idea! You should not be...

How I chose schools to apply to
249 Words
Create a list of questions to ask yourself as you are going along. Do I want a large, medium, or small sized school? Do I want a party atmosphere? Do I want to be involved with school sports and pride? Do I want to stay close to home or go far away? Websites like College Confidential or College Board give out a quiz that helps one narrow down their choices for school. Keep in...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
94 Words
I applied to the Joyce Ivy Foundation, a charity which gave me a full scholarship to attend a summer class at Brown University. They give out full rides...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
71 Words
I went to a lot of meetings for various clubs throughout the year. I now am a senior staff writer at...

What I’d change about my application process
66 Words
I might have applied regular decision to a few more schools, even though Brown was my number one choice. If...

Why I ultimately chose my school
55 Words
The open curriculum is incredible. As someone who is undecided, I am so glad I chose this...