College Admissions Info

AlexBrown
AlexBrown
Brown University ‘18
BA, Music, Mathematics, Environmental Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Brown University Class of 2018
From: Waxhaw , North Carolina
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Brown, Clemson, Duke, WashU, UC Berkeley, UNC
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

34
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High School Performance

Top 5%
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High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Marching Band, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Band, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

625 Words
Roadblocks “Why can’t you just drop it already,” my good friend Sam yelled at me. “Lily’s dead.” It wasn’t the first time I had heard this. Give up, they all said: friends, strangers and pessimists alike. But I just could not stop. What else was I supposed to do? Do nothing? It was as if one day, she was just gone. And nothing I could ever do was going to bring her back. In the aftermath of...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
168 Words
2. What concept in your anticipated major were you most proud of mastering? What is the single-most useful tool to understanding calculus? Oreos. In single variable calculus, there is a focus on finding areas of real objects using integrals of numerous lines that make a shape. The most common form is called disc integration, and it uses calculus to find the area of a curve and then rotate it finding the “solid of revolution”. To me, mastering this skill was incredibly...



Additional Essay Details:
104 Words
With Brown, they asked specific questions. I was applying as a potential math major so they asked specific questions in essays about concepts I had mastered and classes I had taken to prep me for being a math major. In addition, they asked me things about what led me to this. I took this opportunity to write about BOTH music and math. Brown is all about the Open Curriculum which is quite famous and unique to the school. If you...



College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
39 Words
Brown loves you showing independence and responsibility, especially in the face of...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
50 Words
Brown is big on the "Open Curriculum" which is really unique to the school. Research...