College Admissions Info

Brandeis University, ‘18
BS, Neuroanatomy, Pre-Medicine Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Basketball Enthusiast, Netflix binge watcher, Science nerd at heart
From: Houston , Texas
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Brandeis, Baylor, UT Austin, W&L U
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hebrew, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Jewish Student Union, National Honor Society, Prom Committee, Student Council / Government, Multicultural / International Club
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Reaching a goal
647 Words
Being a student in the 21st century is rough. The cold hard truth is that society has developed in such a way that to be a great student in the eyes of many, one has to get A's for grades. We are products of a number or a letter grade that often times do not really reflect our level of comprehension and ability on a particular matter. Looking back on my high school career, I believed in the omnipotent importance...

Additional Essay Details:
771 Words
The Present Moment Logic is an underappreciated agent of reasoning we humans use every day. If I am hungry, my body will tell my brain to get something to eat. If I want something, my initial inclination will be to get it. I apply logic to my firm belief of making the most out of the present moment. To some people, this philosophy may mean that living life spontaneously for the sake of a youthful good time and crazy memories...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
185 Words
Many students (including myself) may go through a phase of wanting to transfer from their current colleges. Unless you unequivocally HATE the school you go to (which why did you choose to go there in the first place?) I recommend giving your school a chance! Early on in my first semester in a college that was 2000...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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At Brandeis, the "in" extracurricular activity is being involved with social justice in one way or...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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My favorite class thus far has been my Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience class....

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Motivated, passionate,...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Volunteer, volunteer, volunteer. Even if for a couple hours at places/organizations you wouldn't think you'd...