College Admissions Info

Brown University, ‘21
BS, Computational and Applied Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a math enthusiast who enjoys conducting interviews and writing inspirational articles.
From: Chapel Hill , North Carolina
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Cornell, Harvey Mudd, CMU, UNC, NC State
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Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Volleyball
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College Application Essays

The bubbling, pink concoction of soap, yeast, and hydrogen peroxide—“elephant tooth paste”—oozed out of a test tube. The surprising reaction catalyzed my interest in the STEM fields as I stared in bewilderment alongside other eager middle school girls at an annual event at a nearby university called FEMMES: Females Exploring More Math, Engineering, and Sciences. During the rest of the event, female scientists explained their occupations and led us through activities in laboratories, filled with interesting equipment. After...

Supplemental Essay for Brown: “Why us” school essay
147 Words
The grading system and open curriculum at Brown seem utopian, like an ideal educational model that allows students to learn for the sake of learning. I believe I will thrive in this atmosphere, be able to take academic risks and to explore my diverse peripheral interests in gender studies, journalism, and computer science. With the impressive course selection, it is likely that I will even discover new interests. The open academic setting contributes to Brown’s collegial atmosphere, and Brown...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
143 Words
I would have definitely started earlier! Don't let procrastination get the best of you. It is ideal to start Junior year summer before the school year even begins. Often times, the essay writing requires you to reflect inwardly. If you have more...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
73 Words
Try to do something that couldn't be done during the school year! Utilize the internet to find opportunities that suit your interests....

What set me apart from other applicants
61 Words
For the most part I only did things that I was passionate about and that I was interested...