College Admissions Info

aelghaib
aelghaib
Brown University ‘17
BA, Economics, International Relations and National Security Studies, Business Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Moroccan-American freshman at Brown University. I am still undeclared, but I am interested in the fields of economics, international relations, and business.
From: Rabat , Morocco
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: BU, Brown, GWU, American, Haverford, Northeastern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Arabic

Test Scores

2070
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2070
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: School theater/plays, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Diversity statement
500 Words
“You don’t belong.” How often I would say this to myself when I looked in the mirror. Sometimes it would be after the agonizing experience of a lavish Moroccan wedding with all of its superficial etiquette, or after an all-American family reunion in the summer, complete with hotdogs and references to inside jokes that I can’t take part in. This won’t be your typical teenage, self-pitying speech about being overweight, having an exceptionally large nose, or not...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
54 Words
Sculptor Jacques Lipchitz once said, "Cubism is like standing at a certain point on a mountain and looking around. If you go higher, things will look different; if you go lower, again they will look different. It is a point of view." With this in mind, describe a moment when your perspective changed.

Additional Essay Details:
369 Words
There is nothing more seemingly banal than a back yard, or so I thought for many years. I spent summers mindlessly crushing the grass with my bare toes, indifferent to the microscopic ecosystem under my feet. That is until one summer night, when I lay awake in bed, unable to sleep because of the Moroccan heat. After hours of flopping around like a fish in the bottom of a skiff, some invisible force pulled me out of my stifling room....







College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
85 Words
It is essential to be yourself during an interview; don't try to pretend to be someone you're not. You want a school to accept you for...