December Student Q+A Part One- Emily Brown ’12

Emily Brown '12

The Q+A- two students, two teachers, each month. This month we sat down with senior Emily Brown.

Conducted by Leigh Jacobson


Common misconception about me: That my formal title in student government is “First Lady.”

Most creative gift, given or received: For my birthday two years ago, a group of friends gave me a fully decorated Christmas tree.

Movie you’ve seen the most: Field of Dreams or The Princess Bride.

Book you’ve read the most: Boo: The Life of the World’s Cutest Dog.

One thing I can’t live without: Red velvet cupcakes.

What you wanted to be at age 10: I wanted to be a figure skater, but I refused to take ice skating lessons.

Favorite gadget: My headlamp.

Teacher pet peeve: When a teacher is erasing the white board and leaves a little bit of Expo-marker left over.

Procrastination technique:

Student hobby: Texting during town meetings.

Favorite thing about being a senior: Dressing comfy everyday.

Movie star you wish you could take to prom: Noah Scheindlin.

Topic you love but wouldn’t talk about in a college interview: Hello Kitty.

Favorite classes you’ve taken at Milken: Latina with Magister!

Funniest Hebrew word: Pkak – traffic.

Most memorable learning experience: Pretending to be bad at math so Aaron Samuels would tutor me even though I’m pretty good at math and he’s kinda bad at math.

Favorite Milken trend: Starting clubs for college applications. By the way, the Students Promoting Pluralism Through Black and White Independent Foreign Films with Subtitles Club starts on Thursdays in 4-101 at lunch!

Most beloved/interesting item in your school bag: I carry a mini-Constitution in my back pocket.