College Admissions Info

smaster
smaster
Brown University ‘17
BS, Neuroscience

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

I'm a cognitive neuroscience concentrator at Brown who plans to pursue a PhD.
From: Haddonfield , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Georgetown, NYU, Wesleyan, Brown, Northeastern
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2240
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2240
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High School Performance

4.02
GPA
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High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Film, Improv club/team
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College Application Essays

453 Words
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...







College 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...





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....





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...