subhanik1999
subhanik1999,
Brown ‘21
B.S., Biology
A very brown Brown student fully committed to the Pre-med thing. Rock on!
Features Included
4
Essays
3
Schools
12
Scores
10
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Collegeville, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma - anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.
I stood there in that dreaded hallway, nervously awaiting my coming fate. Although I had been in this situation before, everything was just a little extra worrisome that day. My throat was a little extra parched. My water, a little extra empty. My traditional Indian outfit, a little extra itchy. In an effort to calm myself down, I hummed through the composition I had painstakingly memorized the last two months. As I trudged my way through the composition, the door...
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Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
100 Words
We all exist within communities or groups of various sizes, origins, and purposes; pick one and tell us why it is important to you, and how it has shaped you.
Growing up, I watched as my parents kept me in touch with our Indian culture. They organized community festivals, taught Bengali at a school, and took me to a guruji to learn Indian singing. I was always proud of my Indian culture, but I never tried to incorporate it into my daily life. However, as I've grown older and realized that diversity is appreciated, I embraced it myself. I began volunteering at community festivals, teaching Bengali to younger kids, and...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
149 Words
Why Brown?
Ever since Brown University peeked into view as I labored up the steady incline of College Street, I knew I wanted to study here for the next four years. As I walked from the urban energy of Downtown Providence to the historic feelings of College Hill, I recognized how I would explore my life at Brown. Whether I felt like writing a research paper by the waterfront or contemplating the historical houses of College Hill, I will have the freedom...
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Supplemental Essay: Intellectual interest
134 Words
Why are you drawn to the area(s) of study you indicated earlier in this application?
Growing up, I have always been curious, interested in knowing about the people around me. Through my travels to India, I noticed how unsafe drinking water and poor air quality contribute to detrimental health conditions. Many people do not have adequate food, shelter, and clothing. Shadowing my aunt in India, a doctor, I learned from patients how difficult their lives are. I slowly developed a deep desire to help people improve their lives. As I went through my high school...
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School Specific Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Quirky, open,...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
48 Words
I was waitlisted. I sent in a letter stressing my continued interest in Brown...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
93 Words
Brown is such a great academic school, with such a chill, down-to-earth student body you probably won't get anywhere else. There are so many opportunities to exceed and...
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My schedule on a typical weekday
62 Words
I usually have a class or two in the morning, then head to the lab to run an experiment...
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The stress level and competitiveness of a typical student at my school
76 Words
It's as hard as you make it. The stress you have is all in your hands. If you simply want to take four...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
38 Words
Do not stress about where you get in. The admissions process...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
78 Words
Ask everyone you can the first thing they think of when they think about you. What makes you, you. Why are you different...
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Misconceptions I had about college before attending
75 Words
I always feared college as a place where brilliant, perfect individuals scored perfect grades, became famous for something or the other, or were...
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Post-college plans
104 Words
Think about it, but don't stress about it. Life is all about learning and expanding and just becoming a more enlightened person along the way. You don't have to know where...
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What I’d change about my application process
27 Words
I wish I considered more choices. Although I...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2380
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHabitat for Humanity, Research
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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