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Low SAT scorers at Brown?

maxm16maxm16 Registered User Posts: 16 New Member
How are there people who score <1800 on the SAT at Brown? I am one of those people and I would love to know how others have received admission to Brown.

Replies to: Low SAT scorers at Brown?

  • bruno14bruno14 Registered User Posts: 1,997 Senior Member
    The majority of them were most likely recruited athletes, URMs, or had another "hook." It's possible, but not very likely.

    https://www.brown.edu/admission/undergraduate/explore/admission-facts
  • i_wanna_be_Browni_wanna_be_Brown Registered User Posts: 7,826 Senior Member
    edited August 2015
    In addition to URM/recruited athlete, I'd also guess they might fall into one or more of the following categories:
    -Documented learning disability that is particularly an issue for SAT but still have good GPA
    -First generation college student
    -Not of even remotely average income/wealth (either their family is donating >10million dollars to Brown or they come from absolute destitution)
  • BrownParentBrownParent Registered User Posts: 12,776 Senior Member
    Occasionally there are some first gen low income students that stand out in another way. There have been some reported here and I know of others personally.
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