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whats special about brown

rachelgogreenrachelgogreen Posts: 12Registered User New Member
edited March 2011 in Brown University
i knw that it has open curriculum. But what else is special abt brown dat makes
it stand out? i mean except the open cur nd its location
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Replies to: whats special about brown

  • glassesarechicglassesarechic Posts: 5,481Registered User Senior Member
    Use the Search function.
  • sumarepsoednisumarepsoedni Posts: 11Registered User New Member
    What makes it stand out is that the expression "special abt brown dat makes
    it stand out? i mean except the open cur nd its location" is never heard.
  • DudboiDudboi Posts: 149Registered User Junior Member
    The open curriculum is something that I think is not to be taken lightly. But I'm guessing it's exactly that that draws a certain kind of person to Brown. Imagine, an entire school of people who truly want to explore many different fields and won't judge you for whatever it is you do. Or at least that's how it's playing out in my head.
  • tothetoptothetop Posts: 221Registered User Junior Member
    Brown University is unique in many different ways that the question you asked is impossible to answer in just a sentence or two.

    1. Brown has an open curriculum, which allows students to take classes in a variety of areas, instead of just their concentration. I feel like this gives students an opportunity to become a well-rounded individual. That advantage isn't given by many schools in THE WORLD.

    2. Have you looked at the student organizations? Each student organization is unique to Brown and it really accommodates a wide array of interests.

    3. Providence is simply amazing. Although it is smaller than NYC, it has the touch of a big city and the familiarity of a smaller city. It is a great college town.

    4. Brown has a diverse student body that many colleges don't have. Personally, I think it is important to get to know different types of people, and about their different cultures.

    5. Brown has the happiest students in America. It comes with the ivy league label, but doesn't include the stress and competitiveness that comes along with that.

    6. My interviewer told me Brown is a place where people sit out in the hallways at 11PM and have philosophical discussions. I think it is amazing that one can live in the midst of so many intellectually curious minds.

    My answers could go on and on, but I'll stop now....I have to go eat lunch. :)

    Hope my answer helped!
  • mgcsincmgcsinc Posts: 1,169Registered User Senior Member
    ^That's a really great set of examples :)

    Look, people: there are different resources available to you as you look at colleges, and some resources are better than others. Coming to a forum like this and asking other people to spoon-feed you a list of differences when you haven't done the necessary baseline research isn't just obnoxious to us, it's also unlikely to do much good for you. I expect this sort of misunderstanding about the appropriate place to go from people on Yahoo Answers, but not from applicants to top schools. Go, do your research, use the search function (there have been about 100 of these threads before, and people like tothetop have been willing to spoon-feed), and then come back when you have a question for which a new thread is an appropriate venue.

    (Yes, I am aware that this is a thread revival.)
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