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:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Arabic

Test Scores

2070
SAT
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 who you are, and if they don't, then you probably wouldn't have fit in there anyway (ditto for your personal statement). Also, make sure you have a bunch of questions to ask the interviewer--...