College Admissions Info

Brown University ‘17
BS, Physics, Mathematics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

From: New York City , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Williams, Dartmouth, CMU, Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 2210
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis, Skiing, Track & Field, Softball
Extracurricular Activities: Math Team
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Leadership experience
506 Words
Two years ago, I was standing on top of the hill in the dark, freezing, snowy air, wearing a thin body suit, which was surprisingly unprotective against wind. To make the situation worse, the snow was the most dangerous a ski racer could experience: sugar on top of ice. I had completed one run earlier when, thankfully, the snow had been softer; the second run, however, would be very different. The girl in front of me had just skied over...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
116 Words
I let my parents influence my essays too much. I felt pressure to exaggerate the importance of my accomplishments, and as a result I think I came off really cocky. I would say don't consult your parents on your essay until after you write the first draft (unless you work really well with them). Talk to an English teacher or...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
138 Words
Providence is a lively city and a perfect location on the east since Boston is only an 8$ train ride away, and it is easy to get to NYC on amtrak if you want to go over break. Honestly, though there is enough going on that there isn't much of a need to travel. The culture of this school is wonderful...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
35 Words
I am on the Ski team (absolutely love everyone on the team). I also do the outing club, which goes rock climbing every sunday and has a trip (camping/hiking/rafting etc...) basically every weekend.

How to increase chances at my school
42 Words
I think they are looking for genuine people. No one I have met has been the type of person that is like "I will do anything to get into Harvard." It's more filled with people who are smart and love to learn.