Oliver_H
Oliver_H,
Brown ‘17
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Interested in Math and Sciences, as well as sports and media.
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
10
Scores
1
Advice
6
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
176 Words
Art/acting/singing
The final note sounded as the song ended. The crowd roared. After ten years, I had finally nailed it. It has been ten years filled with countless hours of practicing, improvising and composing. Ever since I chose to play the trumpet in 4th grade, I have been working up to this point, where my entire body is in perfect harmony – from my diaphragm to my lips, my lungs to my fingers. This precise control ultimately allows me to let loose...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
608 Words
A right triangle whose hypotenuse is √3 m long is revolved about one of its legs to generate a right circular cone. Find the radius, height, and volume of the cone with greatest volume. John sinks his head into his hand. His face is lopsided, one cheek pushed up. Caroline's eyes droop, her shoulders hunch. My eyes open, energized. A grin plays at my lips. My back prepares. My mind turns entirely to the problem. I stare, the solution materializing before...
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Additional Essay Details
5 Words
Used a counselor to edit.
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
26 Words
I chose teachers from my junior year of...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.92
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball, Softball, Soccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesJewish Student Union, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Math Team, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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