Olympia
Olympia,
Brown ‘21
B.A., Undecided
I'm a French American student that applied as Undecided
Features Included
4
Essays
1
Schools
4
Scores
3
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
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 Undecided

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.
For all her conforming to American culture, my mother never lost her aptitude for creating delicious and original food. The kitchen is her fortress. She dislikes it when people hover around her kitchen space while she works her magic. If I ever announce “I’m going to make pasta” and pull out a box of spaghetti, it doesn’t matter if she’s on the opposite end of the apartment, she will rise, set water to boil, add salt and...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
133 Words
Why are you drawn to the area(s) of study you indicated earlier in the application? If you are "undecided" or not sure which Brown concentrations match your interests, consider describing more generally the academic topics or modes of thought that engage you currently.
I indicated that I am “undecided” because many topics interest me. Although I elected engineering-geared studies in high school on account of my affinity for math, I find humanities very compelling as well. For instance, I enjoy the way history, though it may seem the most empirical of humanities, prompts debate between students. I enjoy the art of interpreting, notably during my cinema elective, where we use historical context to interpret shots and decipher their meanings. To me, learning facts...
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Supplemental Essay: Extracurricular activity
119 Words
Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences.
Throughout August of 2016, I interned at a literary agency in New York called Writers House. There, my job consisted of three parts: receptionist, accountant, and most important, assistant to a literary agent. This last job primarily involved reviewing manuscripts submitted by authors and providing my agent, Michael Mejias, with an editorial letter. This letter’s purpose was to help Mr. Mejias counsel the author. By reading a range of manuscripts of varying quality, I came to understand what writing techniques...
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Supplemental Essay: Extracurricular activity
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.
I joined my school’s track and field team in 9th grade. Up until then, I’d practiced martial arts. My experience of the latter was very solitary; when I started training with other athletes, I discovered a spirit of mutual aid that I had never witnessed before. Whether it’s helping each other stretch or pushing each other during a race, track and field epitomizes a common endeavor towards excellence. When I win a medal for my team, it...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

What I learned transitioning from high school to college
40 Words
Grades in college aren't as important as they are in high school,...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
36 Words
I started by making a list of things that set me...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
38 Words
Start early, ask for advice, and never let anyone write your...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
5.00
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2290
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTheater/Drama, Film, Student Council / Government
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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