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marnirose
marnirose
Barnard College ‘21
BA, Physics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hey! I'm a huge physics and astronomy nerd who's also into photography, acting, and filmmaking.
From: Livingston , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: Kenyon, Bard, Skidmore, Sarah Lawrence, Dickinson, NYU
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Test Scores

35
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High School Performance

4.26
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Squash
Extracurricular Activities: Drama production crew, Gay/Straight Alliance, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School theater/plays, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

Every morning I write the Word of the Day. I spout puns endlessly. I’m in charge of organizing open mics and coffeehouses and literary magazines. To someone who doesn’t know me, I’m a humanities person. Except that I’m not. I have always had a mind for science. It’s logical, it’s provable–it’s objective and doesn’t rely on language to express what is true. I attribute my superficial humanity-ness to one person only:...









Supplemental Essay for Barnard: Unique question posed by school
280 Words
Alumna and writer Anna Quindlen says that she “majored in unafraid” at Barnard. Tell us about a time when you majored in unafraid. (100-250 words) I love adventure, travel, and exploring...as long as I’m with others. When I’m alone it feels like the great unknown could swallow me whole, leaving no trace. When I stepped into the TSA PreCheck line at the airport alone at 5 A.M. to travel to the Kitt Peak Astronomy Program, I was...





Supplemental Essay for Barnard, Skidmore, Brown: Other
109 Words
I am interested in physics, but more specifically in astronomy. I've always found stars to possess a certain kind of magic, but as I began to delve deeper into physics and astronomy I realized why I am passionate about space. I have discovered that no matter how you explain the scientific processes that occur within our universe, the splendor of gazing into the night sky never seems to fade. Unlike many other phenomena, learning the mechanism behind the magic does...



Supplemental Essay for Barnard, Kenyon, Bard, Skidmore, Sarah Lawrence, Dickinson, Brown, Swarthmore, NYU, Wesleyan: Other
308 Words
Artist Statement: People say a photo is worth a thousand words. Most don’t realize that the photographer’s job is to craft each word, decide which stories to tell, and do it within 1/250th of a second. When I take a photo, it is rarely premeditated. This spontaneity lures me to the medium - the fact that at any moment there are millions of stories to be told. I am drawn to stories that pose questions like “what’s...





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