College Admissions Info

Brown University, ‘18
BS, Economic Development, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I believe in studying smart, not studying hard.
From: Lahore , Pakistan
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Brown, Rice, Vanderbilt, NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2190
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High School Performance

Top 5%
High School Type: Other Private
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Drama Production Crew, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, Science Club/Team, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Volunteer Coach
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College Application Essays

The red velvet curtain smoothly lifted up, summoning a sea of eyeballs focused on me. It was time, but my lips refused to part – as if pressed under the weight of the silence in the hall. I rammed the gears of my brain in anxiety to remind myself of my purpose. “It’s you again!” I finally uttered. I had just delivered my first ever dialogue in a staged play. “Perfect beginning” I remember thinking to myself. Much has changed...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
517 Words
My desired campus of interest is NYU Abu Dhabi, due to its strategic location in the cultural hub of UAE; NYUAD seems to be the perfect place to continue my educational pursuits. The eccentric nature of the NYU experience is due to its global network. With NYU’s global academic centers spread in 14 different locations and with the study abroad program offered by NYU, the undergraduate experience has to be a pleasantly eccentric one. Admiring this vision, I believe that...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
171 Words
“What will your story be?” This motto of the liberal education at Brown is something which attracts me to it. Coming from a rigid education system, I have never had the luxury of selecting my own educational interests. Through Browns “Open Curriculum”, I hope to amalgamate different disciplines to create a personalized and unique undergraduate experience. My research endeavors include theater and its positive effects, and the research facilities at Brown, like the “Center for the Study of Human Development”,...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
196 Words
Hoping to make my undergraduate experience an intellectually stimulating period, I find the Research facilities at Rice in sync with my interests. Rice’s research facilities match all the top US universities but the refreshing eccentricity of Rice’s “Experiential learning” attracts me to this institution. Through this eccentric teaching philosophy I will get a myriad of opportunities to grow and develop under the guidance of a world class faculty. Furthermore through the Center for Civic Engagement I would be...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
84 Words
No, I didn't use a private admission counselor. However, I know of people who did, and I believe that most of their experiences weren't good....

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
40 Words
I got deferred from Dartmouth in the early decision. To be honest,...

How I chose schools to apply to
117 Words
This is one of the most tricky and over looked question. When applying to colleges it is imperative to make a balanced list. Make a list with three types of colleges; the colleges which you...