oveira
oveira,
Brown ‘17
B.S., Public Health
Features Included
5
Essays
3
Schools
9
Scores
2
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Atlanta, Georgia
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.S. in Public Health

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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It’s a peculiar thing to be told you’re offbeat. I love music. And when I listen to my favorite song, I feel as if I’ve merged with the melody. The only problem is, I’m not merged with the music at all. In fact, it’s often as if I’m listening to an entirely different song. When I tap my foot or clap my hands, I’m so offbeat that it becomes annoying to others listening....
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
199 Words
Question: We all exist within communities or groups of various sizes, origins, and purposes; pick one and tell us why it is important to you, and how it has shaped you. Answer: When I decided to be on my school's newspaper staff, I had no idea I would be staying at school until the janitors kicked me out. I had no clue I would spend countless hours preparing newspapers for print. Nor did I expect to become a part of...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
385 Words
Question: 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. Answer: This year, my debate team made a video, lip-synching to Carly Rae Jepsen’s summer hit, “Call Me Maybe.” The video would welcome newcomers to...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
138 Words
Question: What is something you created that makes you especially proud, and why? Answer: No matter how ecstatic, angry, upset or mellow I'm feeling, there is always one thing I can rely on: a post-it note. When you walk through my door, you see the typical elements of a teenager's room: a bed, a desk, and a heap of clothes. But behind a wall lies a collection of my emotions; a wall of post it notes. Individually, they are erratic...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
132 Words
Question: A distinctive feature of the Brown Curriculum is the opportunity to be the architect of your education. Why does this academic environment appeal to you? Answer: Biology and Evolution of Language is not a typical class for someone interested in Education Studies and English, but I want to take it. As a student, I've seen how many connections can be made across disciplines. This class and classes like it will give me the breadth I need not only to...
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
46 Words
If you know someone affiliated with the University of your choice, you can ask...
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My advice about getting recommenders
45 Words
I got a letter of recommendation from a Brown professor. The summer after my...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2010
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1410
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Jazz / Orchestra, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Debate Club/Team

Experience & Awards

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