dsboulanger
dsboulanger,
Brown ‘17
B.A., International Studies
Interested in current events, politics, economics, sports and music.
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
11
Scores
1
Advice
7
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Winchester, Massachusetts
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Italian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.A. in International Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
514 Words
Issue of personal significance
The great jazz pianist Bill Evans argued that jazz is not a musical genre but rather a method of spontaneous performance. This artistic freedom captivated me when I began studying jazz piano in sixth grade. Since then, not only have I developed a love for playing music, I have also discovered a means of expressing my inner self through rhythm and melody. Studying jazz has been an ongoing process of self-discovery. Listening to my teacher play, I could hear his...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
204 Words
My interest in Duke University stems from its combined emphasis on leadership, intellectual rigor, ethical awareness and social responsibility. Since I plan to pursue studies across disciplines, I find the Trinity College’s mission to offer students a broad academic experience highly appealing. Furthermore, the availability of undergraduate research programs for liberal arts students is an engaging opportunity to collaborate in high-level scholarship with the guidance of Duke’s world-renowned faculty. Duke’s International Comparative Studies major presents a chance...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
115 Words
Things to consider to easily narrow down your choices: Size--Do you want small (1500-4000), medium (4000-10000), or large (>10000)? Location--Rural vs. urban. North vs. south. East vs. west. Coast vs. inland. Type of...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2340
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesItalian Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Marching Band, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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