zachmiami
zachmiami,
Brown ‘17
B.A., Economics, , Public Health, , Public Policy Analysis, , Political Science and Government
Economics and Political Science Concentrator and Rugby Player at Brown
Features Included
2
Essays
14
Schools
17
Scores
3
Advice
1
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Miami
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
825 Words
Volunteer/public interest work
“Fifteen. The answer is 15.” “Are you sure?” A moment of hesitation, and then, “Yes.” It was one of my first days tutoring at Tucker Elementary, an inner-city school where 98 percent of the students qualify for free or reduced-price school lunches. My fourth-grade pupil, Darlin, seemed intelligent, but easily distracted and not inclined to study. I was tutoring him for the FCAT, the standardized math and reading tests used to determine funding for Florida public schools and assess a student’s...
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Additional Essay Details
14 Words
Supplemental essay talked about reconciling my mom's Catholic background with my dad's Jewish background.
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
188 Words
When I was deferred from my early decision school, to say my parents freaked out would be an understatement. There were three weeks until the regular decision deadline, and, as a result of my overconfidence, I had not started a single supplement. In addition, my school counselor was soon going on winter vacation. Needless to say,...
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How to increase chances at my school
611 Words
As the college admissions process has become increasingly competitive, some students have looked for creative and different ways to maximize their chances of admission. When in a pool of 30,000 applicants for a class of 2,000, trying to do anything to stand out might seem appealing, but some of these strategies can easily backfire. It’s a good idea to try to develop a relationship with the admissions officer for your high school. E-mail them with questions about the school and the admissions process, and try to introduce yourself if you get a chance at a local information session. If you’re...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
106 Words
Brown's Open Curriculum would allow me to explore my widely diverse academic interests, such as Post-Soviet Russia, Modernist Literature, Art History, and Biology, while concentrating in Community Health, studying abroad in Beijing...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2340
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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