College Admissions Info

Paul814
Paul814
Brown University ‘17
BA, Anthropology and Archaeology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Brown University student studying Egyptology and participating in extracurricular theater and Greek life
From: Rockville Centre , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Hofstra, Emerson, ConnCollege, Wesleyan, Brandeis
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2080
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1450
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Gay/Straight Alliance, Science Club/Team, School Choir, Community or summer theater/plays, School theater/plays, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

431 Words
“This is going to be a very special dinner”, my parents had told me. I was about 12 years old, and I was certainly no stranger to gourmet food. I remember unfolding the menu and seeing “it” listed on the appetizer page. As I ordered, the rest of the table squealed. The dish they were repulsed by was something I couldn’t have been more excited to taste. “You’re going to eat snails?” cried my little sister. I, an American 12...







College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
278 Words
I could not be happier at Brown University. Being an Ivy League school, the classes are extremely challenging. However, there are so many resources available to help students through the challenge. The professors (and yes, undergraduate courses are actually taught by professors here) are always available. Because the faculty:student ratio is so low, they are readily accessible. Most of the classes here are either seminars (3-20 students) or small lectures (20-60 students) with the exception of a few large lecture classes. Even...







5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Smart, creative,...