College Admissions Info

Brown University, ‘19
BS, Neuroscience

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hello, my name is Jonathan Lujan and I am a freshman at Brown University. I am a first generation college student from New Mexico.
From: Albuquerque , New Mexico
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Yale, Brown, New Mexico, Earlham College, Goucher, Colgate
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Spanish Club
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
410 Words
Its great to be great, but its greater to be human.-- Will Rodgers My story starts like the story of many other Latino Americans, in that I grew up in a bilingual family, none of my family had ever been to college, we had to struggle just to keep food on our plates and clothes on our backs, and faced discrimination by others almost daily. We had to strive to great lengths just to keep what we had while...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
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Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
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College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
151 Words
When applying to college there is definitely an urge to simply choose the best school that you get accepted to, but you should not base your choice off of that. College isn't just about receiving higher education, its an experience, and just because a college...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
168 Words
As a first generation College student, I was terrified of the sticker price that was posted on college websites, because I knew that my family couldn't even cover a fraction of the costs, and I thought that meant I would have to pull out loans of upwards to 50,000 a year....