smaster
smaster,
Brown ‘17
B.S., Neuroscience
I'm a cognitive neuroscience concentrator at Brown who plans to pursue a PhD.
Features Included
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Essays
9
Schools
8
Scores
3
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Haddonfield, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
453 Words
Career aspirations, Role model/inspiration
I was eleven years old when I met Alice Paul. My 6th grade history teacher, Ms. Skybel, taught the class a two-week lesson on the women’s movement of the early twentieth century. We watched a movie; we read an article; we moved on. My interest was piqued, but I soon found that there were no class offerings to accommodate my fascination. We not once talked about the women’s movement extensively in class from sixth to eleventh grade. I...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
215 Words
Honestly, this is a no-brainer of a question. Brown students (as I have encountered them) all fit to a similar mold. Funnily enough, if you are a Brown student, it is typically an insult to be told that in any way that you fit a stereotype or resemble anyone else. But this is exactly what makes Brown students special. No one is a stereotype. No...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
101 Words
I'm not sure I can pick just one... Brown's open curriculum has allowed me to explore pretty much everything that interests me, and so I've enjoyed a lot of courses....
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
101 Words
Brown students are given great liberty to choose what they want to explore or learn about, and I really do feel like you have to be an intellectually curious person...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.02
 
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2240
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFilm, Improv club/team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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