College Admissions Info

EJW2154
EJW2154
Brown University ‘20
BA, Area and Ethnic Studies, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Double concentrating in Ethnic Studies and Public Health in the PLME Program
From: Minneapolis , Minnesota
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Brown
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2110
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2110
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High School Performance

3.88
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Equestrian, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Hospital Volunteer, Photography / Film, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Donuts. My first foray into cooking and true independence. Simple enough, right? Wrong. I'm terrible in the kitchen. I grew up believing the ability to cook food evidenced not only a divinely ordained gift, but veritable wizardry. But as I grew older and more capable, started driving and learned to do laundry, the kitchen seemed more and more a personal failure. Sure, not everyone cooks, but it seems that everyone at least knows how. So I decided I would learn...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
100 Words
When the tour guide told me of the Minority and Women Peer Counseling program, I knew I would apply early decision. The MPC program demonstrated to me the sincerity of Brown's commitment to social justice, but also to its students' experiences on campus: this is a place where my own voice can flourish. Brown's open curriculum and interdisciplinary concentrations mean that I can build a solid foundation in science without sacrificing my interest in questions of race. Programs like Health...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
165 Words
Why are you drawn to the area(s) of study you indicated? Brown's Health and Human Biology Concentration fulfills many premed requirements while simultaneously allowing me electives like Developmental Biology. I can broaden my understanding of health historically and socially through the Social Context of Health and Disease Theme and by taking courses like Imperialism and Public Health or Biomedicalization: The Body as a Social Problem. I have always been fascinated by how racialization is imposed, understood, and engaged. Brown's...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
555 Words
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 personal plan. (limit responses to 500 words). A few months ago, I came across a video called the “Brown Difference.” If I hadn’t seen that video, I would never have believed that another person had pursued the same...









Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
164 Words
Why are you drawn to the area(s) of study you indicated? Brown's Health and Human Biology Concentration fulfills many premed requirements while simultaneously allowing me electives like Developmental Biology. I can broaden my understanding of health historically and socially through the Social Context of Health and Disease Theme and by taking courses like Imperialism and Public Health or Biomedicalization: The Body as a Social Problem. I have always been fascinated by how racialization is imposed, understood, and engaged. Brown's...



College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
192 Words
"Why us" essays are important. It's a drag to write, but like in some sort of weird dating ritual that the college admissions process is this is the part where you demonstrate interest. I might like X University, does X like me back? The specific college supplement essay should take you a while to write if you're doing...





My advice about getting recommenders
287 Words
Junior year is the time to really pull out the stops and impress your teachers--specifically one social sciences/English/art teacher and one science/math teacher. Pick a teacher that has gotten to know you or that has seen you improve a lot. Don't just pick teachers that have seen you shine (that's great too, but also they have to write a whole letter about you and you don't want that to just be "He/She has 98% in my class. Seems like a good kid." But...