College Admissions Info

myron.lam
Brown University ‘15
BA, Economics, Economic Development, International Studies, Entrepreneurship

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

From: Hong Kong
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Brown, Emory, UMich, Brandeis
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Cantonese

Test Scores

2100
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: International
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. Tap. Tap. Tap. 藍灝澄. I tap my fingers on the floor, impatiently trying to gather how this random scribble of lines is supposed to be my name. I stare blankly at the characters that stare blankly back at me. Their awkward arrangement and angular structures are simply meaningless boxes within boxes. My mom seems to have chosen the three most complicated...











Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
599 Words
A. Tell us about an intellectual experience, project, class, or book that has influenced or inspired you. “She dangles upside-down. Her head, racked by a maelstrom of rushing blood, is submerged into a pot of feces. The rope tightens. Her ankles forcefully jerk together as the sodden red rope rubs and cuts through the layer of callused wounds. Finally, a breath of air-- in exchange, she must endure the metal tribulation. The commander shouts something at her, yet in a...









College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
113 Words
Investing in Social Change: Definitely not your typical college class. Each of the three groups in the class are given $15,000 to invest in an assigned cause. Throughout the class, you and your group act...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
48 Words
Everyone will write about the open curriculum at Brown. Be specific and talk to...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
52 Words
There are many different funds/grants/fellowships available for students who have any sort of idea...





Post-college plans
106 Words
I was awarded a $50,000 fellowship from Brown that will allow me to work on my own social enterprise venture for a year post-graduation. This fellowship is out of the Swearer Center for...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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There are popular clubs among different interests. For people into performance, acapella is a big deal at Brown-- lots of performing opportunities (e.g. arch sings, concerts, parent events, recording an album, touring in the US and internationally). There are also lots of theatre and...