Brunonian18
Brunonian18,
Brown ‘18
B.A., Neuroscience
Figuring out life one step at a time, excited for whatever lies ahead
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
10
Scores
1
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Pittsburgh
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.A. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
671 Words
Challenged a belief
“Reality is a product of consciousness,” my classmate asserted. “This chair, or any object in our universe, does not exist unless a conscious being observes its presence.” “But matter existed long before anyone was around to observe it,” I responded. “An immeasurable number of objects in the universe will never be discovered, yet they still exist.” Another student countered with a quote from Immanuel Kant regarding the centrality of perception in every form of reality. My high school English class...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
196 Words
I am applying to Brown because of a muffin. Admittedly, touring campus, speaking to an awesome neuroscience professor, and exploring Providence had already convinced me that Brown was an ideal fit. I stood in line at the Friedman Café intending only to purchase a tasty snack to conclude my day. As I was buying my muffin, though, an upperclassman behind me jumped ahead and paid for both of us. Back when he visited campus as a prospective applicant, his food...
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Additional Essay Details
69 Words
I think my advice for the essays would be to simply be creative and try to make whoever is reading your essay smile. For example, for the "why Brown" one, 95 percent of the essays they receive probably sound extremely similar, so I thought that my essay about the muffin managed to stray outside of the box while still getting across the point that I would love to attend Brown.
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
113 Words
Ultimately, I chose Brown because of the freedom it offers to students. The fact that there is no core curriculum means that I am able to chart my own path as I progress through...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Skiing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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