College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Sophomore, Pre-Med Neuroeconomics Concentrator at Brown University, Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME)
From: Alexandria , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Brown, Barnard, UVA, William & Mary, Georgetown, Wesleyan, NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball (Recruited), Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Junior Classical League / Latin Club, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Hospital Volunteer, Charity Drive Organizing, Community Cleanup / Service, Athletics Organization
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College Application Essays

I shivered vulnerably, like an exotic lizard at the zoo, entrapped in an impenetrable glass box where everyone could see me: raw. They tapped on the glass and fixated on my every “abnormal” move, while I was subjected to cruel scrutiny. This was the Antietam of my War on Self Truths. I lost more friends than I ever recall befriending. People were cruel. On that day, November 9th, 2011, I walked into school as I always did, yet something was different....

Supplemental Essay: Using a metaphor
507 Words
If you were the Earth, what would be in your core? If I were the Earth, my core would be vast. Discovered by myself, rather than by a curious Isaac Newton, my core would be more than a silicate crust and a viscous mantle: layered I would be, yet not quite so defined. As the only layer of the Earth that scientists have been able to physically study is the external layer, or crust, this is the only part that...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
134 Words
Brown University - Why do you want to attend a school with Open Curriculum? Appius Claudius Caecus, the engineer of the main road through the fortuitous Roman empire once said, "Faber est suae quisque fortunae," or "Each man is the architect of his fortune." As an avid classicist, I strongly agree that we are responsible for creating our own path to success, much like Caecus did. The open curriculum at Brown would not only allow me to pursue my two...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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Essays for the Program In Liberal Medical Education 1. Most high school seniors are unsure about eventual career choices. What experiences have led you to consider medicine as your future profession? Please describe specifically why you have chosen to apply to the Program in Liberal Medical Education in pursuit of your career in medicine. Also, be sure to indicate your rationale on how the PLME is a "good fit" for your personal, academic and future professional goals. (Limit your response to...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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2. Since the Program in Liberal Medical Education espouses a broad-based liberal education, please describe your fields of interest in both the sciences and the liberal arts. Be specific about what courses and aspects of the program will be woven into a potential educational plan. (Limit your response to this question to 500 words.) The most attractive feature of the PLME program is the heavy emphasis on liberal arts education in order to fully achieve a medical doctorate. As a Latin scholar...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
11 Words
Look for scholarships...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
38 Words
Do not try to do as many extracurricular activities as you...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Do your research. Identify different attributes of the...

Post-college plans
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It is helpful to have an idea of your plan of study and professional goals. If you...

What set me apart from other applicants
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Make your application a combination of passion, academic interest, extracurricular interest, and...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Spend summers productively, but do not stress about finding...