College Admissions Info

Oliver_H
Oliver_H
Brown University ‘17
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

Interested in Math and Sciences, as well as sports and media.
From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, WashU, Brown, CMU, Illinois, UMich
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

35
ACT
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High School Performance

3.92
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Baseball, Softball, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Jewish Student Union, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Math Team, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Art/acting/singing
176 Words
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...



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...









Additional Essay Details:
5 Words
Used a counselor to edit.

College Admissions Advice

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