College Admissions Info

Brown University, ‘19
BA, Anthropology and Archaeology, Women’s Studies, Spanish Language and Literature

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 supplemental essays
  • 7 advice topics

Student Background

I am a PreMed student at Brown University concentrating in Anthropology. Travel junkie, music enthusiast, and aspiring writer.
From: Miami , Florida
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: FIU, Miami, Holyoke, GWU, BU, Dartmouth, Brown
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2140
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Student Council / Government, Science Club/Team, Math Team, Community Cleanup / Service, Community or summer theater/plays
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College Application Essays

With the ultimate goal of studying medicine, I have a passion for the biological and health sciences; however, I recognize that the field of medicine is not isolated to the science of treatment. My love of travel and learning about different cultures inspired my interest in studying Anthropology, and in the future, I hope to use my background in this field to understand how different cultures view and treat medicine, as well as to see how people in all corners...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
138 Words
I grew up surrounded by the vibrant Hispanic community of Miami. This very community is full of people who share my culture, and in many ways, this community has defined who I am today. However, the Hispanic community here is also a microcosm of diversity. I am surrounded by the influences and traditions of a range of Latin American cultures, each contributing to my own unique outlook. Living in Miami has given me a passion for life and a taste...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
494 Words
“Dementia is a progressive illness,” Her senses honed in on the doctor’s grim words. “Once you’re diagnosed, there’s no getting better.” From behind the glass door, a smaller me sat cross-legged, peeking around the corner to witness my parents, sister, and grandmother surrounding my grandfather. I didn’t quite understand what was going on, or why the hospital man was in my home, or why my dear abuela couldn’t stop crying. I didn’t know what...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
203 Words
I fell in love with Brown when I realized its ideal balance between the resources of a top research university with a strong liberal arts curriculum. In addition to Brown’s strong pre-medical program, I am also drawn to the unique flexibility of the curriculum. Rather than being confined to a single course of study, I will have the opportunity to be the “architect” of my own education in pursuit of technical knowledge as well as a broadened worldview. I...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
37 Words
I used a private admissions counselor and ended up paying a...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
45 Words
The best "Why Us" essay comes from stalking said school on the internet and...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Make sure your teacher recommendations come from a teacher you've had for at least two years. If that...

What I’d change about my application process
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I overwhelmed myself my senior year and took 5 AP classes. Being a straight A student my entire high school career, I received my...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I interviewed with Yale, Harvard, Vanderbilt, Brown, and Dartmouth. All of my interviews went really well and I connected with my interviewers just...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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I would recommend keeping yourself busy during the summers with something that interests you:...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I ultimately chose Brown because of its location, its pre-med program, and its wonderful research and study abroad opportunities....