Official Brandeis Class 2014 Regular Decisions

<p>Pick one:
[ size=+2][ color=green][ b]Decision: Accepted[ /b][ /color][ /size]
[ size=+2][ color=orange][ b]Decision: Waitlisted[ /b][ /color][ /size]
[ size=+2][ color=red][ b]Decision: Rejected[ /b][ /color][ /size]</p>

<p>[ b]Objective:[ /b][ list]
[ *] SAT I (breakdown):
[ *] ACT:
[ *] SAT II:
[ *] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0):
[ *] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable):
[ *] AP (place score in parenthesis):
[ *] IB (place score in parenthesis):
[ *] Senior Year Course Load:
[ *] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
[ /list][ b]Subjective:[ /b][ list]
[ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
[ *] Job/Work Experience:
[ *] Volunteer/Community service:
[ *] Summer Activities:
[ *] Essays:
[ *] Teacher Recommendation:
[ *] Counselor Rec:
[ *] Additional Rec:
[ *] Interview:
[ /list][ b]Other[ /b][ list]
[ *] Applied for Financial Aid?:
[ *] Intended Major:
[ *] State (if domestic applicant):
[ *] Country (if international applicant):
[ *] School Type:
[ *] Ethnicity:
[ *] Gender:
[ *] Income Bracket:
[ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
[ /list][ b]Reflection[ /b][ list]
[ *] Strengths:
[ *] Weaknesses:
[ *] Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
[ *] Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
[ /list][ b]General Comments:[ /b]</p>

<p>well.... we'll know by today or tomorrow! on the northeast, at least.</p>

<p>looks like tomorrow</p>

<p>any1 in boston get the mail yet?</p>

<p>Hey everyone,</p>

<p>As of today, I can say that Brandeis has started to notify its applicants for the class of 2014. I have received a package delivered by FedEx that included my decision. I advise that everyone prepares himself/herself for the upcoming news... I hope it'll turn out to be beneficial for all...</p>

<p>They are Fed Exing them? Not regular mail?</p>

<p>@cohen12 do you live in boston?</p>


<p>International student from England :)</p>

SAT I (breakdown): 710 CR, 770 W, 650 M
SAT II: 740 Lit, 710 Bio M, 670 French
Sophomore grades: 8 A<em>, 2A
Junior grades: AAAAB
Senior grades: expected A</em>AA</p>

Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Drama (directing, acting, technical), Debate (French and English), Music (2 instruments, choir, 4 ensembles), School newspaper, Rounders team
Job/Work Experience: Babysitting, family events at The British Museum
Volunteer/Community service: worked at an Oxfam charity shop
Essays: vegetarianism and me, I liked it...
Teacher Recommendation: fab
Counselor Rec: fab
Additional Rec: fab</p>

Applied for Financial Aid?: yes
Intended Major: theatre
Country (if international applicant): England
School Type: public grammar
Ethnicity: white
Gender: female
Income Bracket: pretty high...</p>

<p>I also got into McGill, and haven’t heard yet from my others.</p>

<p>LOL at the huge letters reading "Congratulations!" on the envelope.</p>


<p>did u get an email?</p>

<p>Nope, not yet. Mine was sent overnight fedex though, and I think the guy said they'd email next week to make sure people got them if they were sent regular mail.</p>

<p>wait so overseas students will receive regular mail as well? does feded work on saturday?</p>

<p>Accepted. Just received the actual postal mail..that was fast! i'll post my stats later.</p>

<p>Decision: ADMIT **
**Major: Economics

[<em>]SAT: 2080 (CR:670, M:730, W:680)
[</em>]SAT IIs: U.S History: 680, Chemistry:690, Maths IIC:740, French: 800
[<em>]ACT: 30
[</em>]GPA: 3.94
[<em>]Rank: 4/77
[</em>]Other stats: TOEFL:114
[<em>] Essays: Decent
[</em>] Teacher Recs: Good, but not outstanding
[<em>] Counselor Rec: Didn't read.
[</em>] Hook (if any): National debate champion
[<em>] State or Country: Chile
[</em>] School Type: Private International
[<em>] Ethnicity: Asian
[</em>] Gender: M
[/ul]Other Factors:
General Comments: Really happy!!</p>

<p>Waitlisted. Not unexpected--Naviance said this was the most likely fate. But disappointing nonetheless. We were hoping the two visits and the heartfelt supplement essay would get him over the GPA hump.</p>

<p>I don't want to post all his details, but the basic stats are:</p>

<p>GPA: 3.4W (school doesn't rank, but somewhere around the 35-40% mark)
SATI: 750/720/760
SATII: 750 (World History), 710 (Spanish)
ECs: music, music and more music</p>


SAT: 1940 (CR:600, M:640, W:700)
SAT IIs: U.S History: 640, M Biology: 600, Lit 640
ACT: 26
GPA: 3.5
Rank: 11/137 </p>

Essays: Strong
Teacher Recs: One decent, one very well-written
Counselor Rec: Generic, nothing special
Hook (if any): Essay topic
State or Country: Massachusetts
School Type: Public
Ethnicity: White
Gender: M
Comments: I was very surprised that I was accepted. I think my essay and essay topic may have been unique and interesting to the adcom.</p>

<p>hey..i got my package today!!! applied for film :)</p>


<p>When was your package postmarked?</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

<p>Got the Wien International Scholarship!!!

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

[<em>] SAT I (breakdown): CR - 630; M - 750; W - 690
[</em>] ACT: n/a
[<em>] SAT II: Math Ic - 710; Math IIc - 700; Chinese w/ Listening - 800
[</em>] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): n/a
[<em>] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): top 10%
[</em>] AP (place score in parenthesis): n/a
[<em>] IB (place score in parenthesis): 39/42 (predicted)
[</em>] Senior Year Course Load: IB
[<em>] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): n/a
[</em>] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Varsity Basketball (Starter), Varsity Rugby (Starter), Varsity Cross Country, Varsity Water Polo, Jazz Band (bandleader, co-director), School Photographer, School Dance DJ
[<em>] Job/Work Experience: HKMUN Photographer
[</em>] Volunteer/Community service: School 25th Anniversary Gala Night Student Volunteer Organizer/Coordinator, Old Folks Home Music Performance Organizer, Charity Shows/Sales
[<em>] Summer Activities: n/a
[</em>] Essays: quite well written, unique and insightful into my personality
[<em>] Teacher Recommendation: should be quite good
[</em>] Counselor Rec: should be very good, he knows me personally and it's very long apparently
[<em>] Additional Rec: n/a
[</em>] Interview: n/a
[<em>] Applied for Financial Aid?: no
[</em>] Intended Major: Economics
[<em>] State (if domestic applicant): n/a
[</em>] Country (if international applicant): Hong Kong
[<em>] School Type: Private
[</em>] Ethnicity: Asian
[<em>] Gender: Male
[</em>] Income Bracket: above average
[<em>] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): n/a
[</em>] Strengths: IB, Extracurriculars, Recommendations, Essays
[<em>] Weaknesses: SAT scores, Volunteer Work
[</em>] Why you think you were accepted: Grades and ECAs, and school track record with Brandeis (100% admittance in the past 5 years)
[li] Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: ACCEPTED: McGill University (Management), University of Western Ontario (Social Sciences); WAITLISTED: Washington University in St. Louis[/li][/ul]General Comments: i wish everyone else luck who are still waiting for their decisions!!</p>