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Chance me for Brown - International student

ptba98ptba98 Registered User Posts: 41 Junior Member
Hi guys, I'm a female Vietnamese student looking to apply RD to Brown this year. Can you please take a look at my stats and ECs and give me comments?
GPA: AAAA - im doing A level
SAT I: 2050 (will retake in Oct, aiming for 2200)
SAT II: 780 790
IELTS: 8.0

-UKMT Bronze, Silver
-Best presentation at City Enterprise Challenge
-1st Public speaking competition school-wide
-Principal awards for International Understanding, Most Honorable awards
-Best in school for Literature, Maths, Economics, Science, ICT, Vietnamese

Extracurricular activities:
-Piano: Grade 5 Yamaha, Grade 2 ABRSM, performed at local shows, take part in a drama at the end of every course
-Swimming: train with coach at local pool every week, swim team (9,10,11,12)
-Student Council: president (9,11,12)
-Eco-committee: founder (9), president (10,11,12)
-Community service committee: founder (10), president (11,12)
-Mentoring: mentor primary students, high school students (9,10,11), found a school-wide mentoring system (11,12)
-Chairwoman: Into the cold seminar (11,12) - orgainze 3 seminars for a top Hong Kong environmentalist to come to my country to deliver speeches
-NLP summer camp: camp leader (11), camp mentor (12)
-Founder of a tutor group that design English classromm model and teach english at a pagoda and do book donations for the pagoda
-Internship at national newspaper

Replies to: Chance me for Brown - International student

  • fireandrainfireandrain Registered User Posts: 4,737 Senior Member
    Do you need financial aid? Please be aware that for international students, Brown takes your financial need into account when evaluating your admissions.
  • ptba98ptba98 Registered User Posts: 41 Junior Member
    i wont need financial aid :)
  • ptba98ptba98 Registered User Posts: 41 Junior Member
    Help me out pls guysss
  • fenwayparkfenwaypark Registered User Posts: 696 Member
    I would be happy to help..........if I could.

    Most of the people here are alumni (whose own admissions experience is probably too old to be relevant), parents (who have gone through one or two Brown admissions processes and heard a lot of gossip), current students (who have gone through one admissions process and tend not to discuss their stats and ECs once they get on campus), or applicants such as yourself (who obviously do not have expertise or you wouldn't be seeking help).

    Some alumni are also interviewers, but they do not know interviewees' GPAs and test scores, so their experience is probably not useful either.

    Brown publishes information that will help you understand how your GPA and SAT scores relate to admissions results. I am sure you can find this information and resolve that part of your question yourself.

    As for your awards and ECs, maybe someone else can speak authoritatively about how the Admissions Office would assess them against the awards and ECs of other applicants this year in RD.
  • ptba98ptba98 Registered User Posts: 41 Junior Member
    Pls comment on my profile and ECs
  • ptba98ptba98 Registered User Posts: 41 Junior Member
  • BrownParentBrownParent Registered User Posts: 12,776 Senior Member
    Use the Chances forum. Chances is just a fun game and they play it there.
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