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Brown Class of 2023 Applicants Discussion

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  • bioastronAJbioastronAJ 14 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 14 New Member
    Not a huge surprise but I was deferred. Congrats to everyone that got in!! For those in the same boat as I am, I hope we all get accepted to a school we learn to love
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  • apmaster10apmaster10 94 replies1 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 95 Junior Member
    Deferred
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  • BSDMotherBSDMother 4 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 4 New Member
    to those who got in can you share stats and "hooks" please? It could be very instructive for the rest of us as we read the tea leaves.
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  • Brown - PLMEBrown - PLME 8 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 8 New Member
    Best wishes for all - I got deferred
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  • BSDMotherBSDMother 4 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 4 New Member
    Btw, congrats to those accepted.
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  • maltiestudymaltiestudy 4 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 4 New Member
    deferred.
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  • BSDMotherBSDMother 4 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 4 New Member
    RE this post: Are we supposed to send additional materials if we are deferred? Like additional essays? And do you think that I should take the ACT in february if I have a SAT of 1510? Is the ACT considered as a Subject Test due to its science section? I feel really discouraged right now and I have no idea what should I do next.

    My 2 cents is not to focus on taking more tests. And don't be discouraged. This is a relatively small office fielding thousands of applications. You will find the right match and create a wonderful experience for yourself. I would suggest focusing on ED2/RD and think of how to use the ingredients you have to get there. Others may disagree but as your time is limited, that's where I would put your focus. Take a few days to absorb this information and then create your plan B.
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  • BSDMotherBSDMother 4 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 4 New Member
    And btw ACT is not considered a subject test. The College Board has subject tests that are known as SAT II.
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  • crueeecrueee 8 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 8 New Member
    Can I read someone's rejection letter?
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  • rainrecirainreci 3 replies2 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 5 New Member
    Congrats to all those that got in! I got deferred, and I'm trying to stay hopeful. Hope everything works out for everyone.
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  • unendorsed2001unendorsed2001 3 replies1 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 4 New Member
    To all those deferred and especially those who have been deferred ED then accepted for Brown please visit this forum: https://talk.collegeconfidential.com/brown-university/2115590-brown-ed-deferred-class-of-2023-p1.html?new=1

    Thank you!
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  • JayYoungChoJayYoungCho 3 replies1 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 4 New Member
    edited December 2018
    Congrats!
    edited December 2018
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  • gingerbread1999gingerbread1999 37 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    Deferred is not rejected. I was deferred last year and still made it to Brown. Don’t give up hope—use this to push you harder and truly give other schools the chance to wow you with how great they are. Make sure to get excited about those other places as well. You’re all amazing.
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  • apdemoapdemo 2 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 2 New Member
    Got deferred tonight. I know it's not a rejection but I had so much hope when I opened the letter, then utter disappointment.
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  • tcrf15tcrf15 48 replies7 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
    Decision - Accepted

    SAT: 1420 / ACT 32
    EBRW 720 M 700
    SAT II: N/A

    Hooks: urm??
    4 strong recommendations (all STEM)
    Essays were meticulous and specific. They complemented my common app essay and the application was extremely cohesive.
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  • EmperorNapoleonEmperorNapoleon 27 replies9 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 36 Junior Member
    Hey guys in your portal, did it just say the decision or did it include a paragraph like they would include in an official letter?
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  • rd2001rd2001 2 replies2 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 4 New Member
    Decision - Accepted (basically full ride)

    SAT: 1210
    EBRW 610 M 600
    SAT II: N/A
    Gpa: 95.5 (100 scale)
    Rank: 8/193
    Hooks:
    •immigrant and poor
    •school with alot of immigrants who don’t come from English speaking countries (i do)
    • black, first in family to attend college
    •strong activities section
    •4 recommenders- chemistry teacher who went to johns hopkins and upenn, math teacher, English teacher and an outside professor who went to cornell.
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  • theDOVEtheDOVE 24 replies3 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 27 Junior Member
    Congratulations to everyone who got in!
    @ofay2401 @tcrf15 @rd2001 your stories motivate me to apply! Thank you for giving me hope.
    I have no magnificent achievements but I believe I'm a very different individual.
    I shall try my best ^^
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