colleen_cronin
colleen_cronin,
Brown ‘21
B.A., English
I am a wicked hard worker.
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
12
Scores
7
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Harwich, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
669 Words
Near death experience
The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
Last Halloween was the scariest day of my life, without ghosts, goblins, or witches. No, I didn't go to an abandoned house or play with a ouija board. The villain of this story was no monster, it was a Mustang. It was a beautiful fall day. I went out with my parents for a morning drive. My brain started hurting, my vision was getting fuzzy, and to stop the headache from getting any worse, I needed to take three advil....
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
98 Words
Why Brown, and why the Brown Curriculum?
When I toured Brown it was a rainy awful day, and I was in a terrible mood. I went with my mom, we drove and hour to get there. People were in ponchos and had umbrellas. We showed up late. Despite all this, I loved it. I loved Brown. My tour guide was kind and strong. She was only a sophomore but she seemed like she could do anything. The campus was beautiful and the perfect size. Then they told...
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School Specific Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
161 Words
Brilliant. Fun. Multifaceted. Accomplished. Informed. Students at Brown are so smart. I thought I had high SAT scores until I started here. Not only do students here have high scores, they know how to write, how to debate. They don't get into a conversation with out doing...
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How to increase chances at my school
20 Words
Include a diverse range of activities...
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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
145 Words
You will end up in the place that you belong. Everyone thinks they have to get into *insert important school* but that's not true. There are so many options for students, and more than one of those options can lead to happiness and success....
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Misconceptions I had about college before attending
94 Words
I thought that college would be magical and wonderful the minute that I arrived, but it wasn't. I was a big adjustment for me. I am from a...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
67 Words
I didn't use a private counselor unlike a lot of my peers, but I had a wonderful high school counselor...
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My advice about getting recommenders
93 Words
My recommendations came from my music teacher, my history teacher, and my Latin teacher. My music teacher and Latin teacher had known me and had me as a...
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What set me apart from other applicants
43 Words
I think that my essay set me apart from other applicants. Most students...
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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
1500
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsField Hockey, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTheater/Drama, School Choir, Volunteer Coach, National Honor Society, Prom Committee
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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