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Class of 2016 Brown RD Applicants

ivydreamer48ivydreamer48 Posts: 138Registered User Junior Member
edited March 2012 in Brown University
Hey everyone! I have seen this type of thread for other Ivies so I thought I would start one for Brown. Personally, I know that I have sent out my applications and I am very nervous to see what the results will be. So I open the floor to discussions: questions, sharing stats, opinions, etc... The first thing I want to say is I wish all of the RD applicants the best of luck!
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  • CalexicoCalexico Posts: 128Registered User Junior Member
    Can anyone here help indicate how selective Brown is compared to UChicago? Maybe know of some people who applied to both and were accepted at 0/1/2 of these schools? Thanks.

    I applied and am really interested in attending. I haven't visited but would like to once the first semester of senior year ends. My brother and parents looked over most of my supplemental essays. I did not show them parts of my Brown supplement, for better or worse.
  • lifeisbeautiful9lifeisbeautiful9 Posts: 71Registered User Junior Member
    Joining this thead! I love Brown's open curriculum :D
    I'm applying for engineering. anyone else?
  • ivydreamer48ivydreamer48 Posts: 138Registered User Junior Member
    I also love the open curriculum and I applied to the PLME program since I dream of being a doctor. I took a tour of Brown last summer and I was sold. I love the atmosphere and the location and I just felt so happy when I was there, I really hope I get in!
  • DMA017DMA017 Posts: 759Registered User Member
    Brown is hands down my number #1 school;I don't know what I'd do if I don't get in. I think most persons who apply to Brown love the open curriculum,lol.

    I've never visited Brown - only through youtube videos and trusty google maps- but I knew from what I saw and read that Brown is where I want to be for the next 4 years. I drank the proverbial Brown kool-aid, lol!

    P.S. you guys should definitely check out blogdailyherald.com, it has me in stitches everyday.
  • billy0307billy0307 Posts: 9Registered User New Member
    have you received confirmation email from Brown for your application ?
  • Rush10Rush10 Posts: 889Registered User Member
    Hello fellow Brown RDers. Kind of off topic, but do you guys know what Brown sees as "typical assets" for financial aid?
  • ivydreamer48ivydreamer48 Posts: 138Registered User Junior Member
    I have not yet received my confirmation email but I have gotten confirmation emails from other schools that I applied to so I am assuming the email will be arriving very soon. As for the assets, I am curious about that myself.
  • NewtocollegeNewtocollege Posts: 332Registered User Member
    No confirmation here either, but they have thousands to weed through. I did see they downloaded everything on Naviance though.
  • drinkyouprettydrinkyoupretty Posts: 159Registered User Junior Member
    I got an email around 2 days after submitting my app. It said: "In order to use this online tracking feature, you will need your own Brown username and password, which we will send to you via email within a couple of weeks from today." I still haven't received those, but I suppose I'll have them by February.
  • ivydreamer48ivydreamer48 Posts: 138Registered User Junior Member
    Yeah admissions officers have so many applications so it will probably take a couple of weeks to update statuses of applicants and they should be sending out confirmations soon, I am just wondering about interviews, I wonder if there are Brown alumni in NJ so i can get one!
  • DMA017DMA017 Posts: 759Registered User Member
    Am I the only one who is nervous about interviewing? :/ I mean I'm not a great conversationalist so I'm worried I'll have a super freudian slip and say the wrong thing.
  • Tizil7Tizil7 Posts: 1,686Registered User Senior Member
    Lifeisbeautiful, I am applying for engineering as well :)

    Billy, I did get my confirmation email and I can track my application via their website.

    DMA, did you get an interview call already? :eek:
  • Rush10Rush10 Posts: 889Registered User Member
    <-- Engineering here.

    Does anyone want to read over my Brown application and give me a straight-up answer as to how good (or bad) they are? All of my friends are like "oh, they're great," but obviously they won't say they're bad to my face.
  • DMA017DMA017 Posts: 759Registered User Member
    @Tizil7 lol no. I'm just freaking out about the thought of messing up in the interview.
  • Rush10Rush10 Posts: 889Registered User Member
    What is there to mess up?
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