aeden1
aeden1,
Brown ‘22
B.A., History
Freshman at Brown University with a love for all types of art. Interested in concentrating in Italian, Biology, or Linguistics.
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Boston, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Colby College (Waterville, ME)
  • Bates College (Lewiston, ME)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.A. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
646 Words
Art/acting/singing, Interest in fine arts
Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
There is nothing like being blasted in the face by a 2000­-degree glassworking furnace that makes a blistering summer day feel like a polar expedition. But I live for the heat mercilessly scorching my face and arms, leaving my skin pink and throbbing. I am vitalized by the blazing ball of white hot glass at the end of my blowpipe, calling forth fiery determination to pulse through my veins. The glass smiles brilliantly at me like a little sun, begging...
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Personal Statement
1234 Words
Work experience
Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.
I met Mark Zuckerberg at a barbecue when I was a carefree tween just old enough to sign up for Facebook. I did not imagine that only 4 years later I would be contacting him as a potential business partner. For the past two summers, I worked as the youngest intern for a startup company called Jobcase, which runs a social media platform aimed at empowering and networking blue collar workers. I pursued this job because of my interest in social...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
205 Words
Why Brown?
“How are they so incredibly happy?,” I mused as I crossed Wriston Quad. Watching Brown students laugh over Blue Room Cafe muffins and calculus homework, I was gripped by a strong sense of belonging and desire to join this community united by joy in learning. Brown's open curriculum and spirit of boundless inquiry are nirvana for me, as I seek knowledge and experience beyond a narrow scope. With my diverse interests ranging from history and glassworking to neuroscience and statistics,...
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Supplemental Essay: Other
92 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.
The first time I saw a potter throw a bowl using only his feet was at Snow Farm art camp. This unconventional technique illustrates the freewheeling spirit of this quirky community which I've loved for the past two years. Living together for several weeks each summer, we create art for ten hours every day and inspire each other the whole time. My Snow Farm family has encouraged me to explore my passions for glass working and metal-welding, and our community...
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School Specific Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Accepting, happy,...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
43 Words
After I was deferred, I sent in two deferral letters updating the Admissions...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Did you take a gap year? Tell us about your experience.
201 Words
I studied abroad for a year after graduating high school in 2017. In June, August, and early September, I worked as a paid intern at Jobcase, a startup company in Cambridge. In July, I attended Snow Farm Craft Program in Williamsburg, MA where I took flameworking, ceramics, and glassblowing classes. From September to October, I volunteered with a non-profit organization in...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
38 Words
I would definitely recommend working a paid job or an internship...
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What set me apart from other applicants
48 Words
I think my glass portfolio is what made my application unique- it was my ...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.30
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1510
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesArt
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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