College Admissions Info

niasanders
niasanders
Brown University ‘19
Computer and Information Studies, Performing Arts

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Chattanooga , Tennessee
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Both Parents, Other Family Member
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Tennessee, Alabama, UNC, Vanderbilt, UChicago, NYU, Swarthmore, Brown
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

2150
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2150
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Dance, Student Council / Government
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Transition to adulthood
607 Words
"You can make it on your own, right?" the voice on the other end said in an irritatingly casual tone. Well I don't really have a choice, I thought. "Oh yeah, I'll be fine," I responded, in a very passive aggressive tone. Fantastic. I hung up and looked out at the busy street. In two hours, I had to get food, go to a store near Grand Central Station to buy knee pads, and then get back to Marymount. I...









College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
166 Words
Always, always, always interview if you can. For the schools that I applied to that had optional interviews, my guidance counselor encouraged me to take the opportunity. It gives you the opportunity to show the institution who you are aside from what they will see on paper. All of my...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
109 Words
My biggest advice is to pay attention to the schools that offer "need-based" aid and the schools that guarantee to meet 100% of demonstrated need. I knew that money was a big factor in...





Why I ultimately chose my school
126 Words
I chose Brown because after visiting for a second time, I knew that it was the perfect fit for me. Many people have asked if I chose it because of its reputation, but I assure them that reputation...