alexf425,
Brown ‘19
B.S., Bioinformatics
Features Included
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Essays
12
Schools
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Scores
0
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Columbia, Missouri
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Romanian, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioinformatics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
664 Words
Study/travel abroad, One moment that changed you
I waited politely for my roommate to close the door behind her, and immediately broke down crying. I was in Beijing, China, on a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) exchange program; I’d never been so far from everything I knew. After a lonely night in Beijing, I was taken to Chengdu, a city of 8 million people that dwarfed everything I’d seen before. My first week there was miserable. Each morning, I woke up to check my...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
177 Words
Brown has classes that I’m really interested in. Bioinformatics is an emerging discipline; few schools have that class, yet Brown has courses in Computational Molecular Biology, which is exactly what I want to pursue. In addition, because of the freedom at Brown in terms of choosing one’s classes, I could learn about other things that are of interest to me-- like epigenetics (which is an amazing new field of study) or even something that’s not necessarily what...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
256 Words
On Christmas two years ago, my brother got a Lego Mindstorms robot and briefly got into computer programming. Seeing how much fun he was having, I gave it a try. I made an account on Scratch (scratch.mit.edu), an introductory programming website, and got hooked. I never thought I’d enjoy it, since I’ve never been “good at” computers. Turns out I couldn’t have been more wrong! I loved how everything was logical, how I could manipulate...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2270
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Choir, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring, Math Team, Dance, Community or summer theater/plays

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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