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Brown 2024 ED Chance Me?

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SAT I (breakdown): 1560 (790 Writing, 770 Math)
ACT (breakdown): N/A
SAT II: 780 Math II, 750 US History
Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 4.0 (4.62 Weighted)
Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): N/A
AP (place score in parenthesis): US History (5), Psych (5), US Govt (5), BC Calc (5), Eng Lang (5), French Lang and Culture (5)
IB (place score in parenthesis): N/A
Senior Year Course Load: Art V, AP Eng Lit, AP Euro, We the People, AP Chem, Linear Algebra and Math Reasoning (Dual Enrollment), Mentorship with East Asian Curator at VMFA (Dual Enrollment)
Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): AP Scholar with Distinction, Gold Medal Level II National Italian Exam, Silver Medal Level 5 National French Exam, Bronze Medal Level 3 National French Exam, National Merit Semifinalist, 2nd Place Asian American Art Competition, 2nd Place Art History Abroad Scholarship

Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): (Co-Captain) Dance Team, (Co-President) National French Honor Society, (Co-President) Italian Club, (Editor in Chief) Art History Magazine, Thomas Jefferson National History Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, (Class Secretary) Student Government, Quiz Bowl
Job/Work Experience: Work once a week for four hours as a hostess at a Japanese restaurant, paid internship at museum for 6 weeks
Volunteer/Community service: over 500 hours, Art Camps, Museums, Hospitals, Campaigns, run a lemonade stand every summer to raise money for kids with cancer for a weekend, Festivals
Summer Activities: Paid internship at big fine arts museum for 6 weeks, travelled to Italy, volunteering, worked with a curator on the information sheet for an exhibition at a local University
Essays (rating 1-10, details):
9/10: common app, pretty good, wrote about why I want to be an art history major and the pushback I experience from my parents
8/10: open curriculum, wrote about interdisciplinary nature of art history and the classes I want to take at brown, specific classes cited and used GISPs and ISPs
7/10: how will you contribute, wrote about an organization I wanted to start and my love of service
7/10: places you call home, wrote about my local art museum and how it has made me more open minded
Recommendations (rating 1-10, details):
Teacher Rec #1:
9/10: french teacher, loved me!, work closely with her as FNHS president
Teacher Rec #2:
8/10: english teacher, she wanted to commission my artwork haha, very sweet to me and told me I was an excellent writer
Counselor Rec:
8/10: counselor, honestly an enigma, she always smiled at me and called me smart though, we had minimal interactions
Additional Rec:
8/10: curator I worked with during the summer, pretty sure she really likes me but I asked for an extra rec kind of late

Applied for Financial Aid?: No
Intended Major: Art History
State (if domestic applicant): Virginia
School Type: Very Competitive Magnet School (Top 10 Public High Schools in USA)
Ethnicity: Chinese
Gender: Female
Income Bracket: 200k+
Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): N/A

Please help me out, any and all opinions welcome! I am so afraid. Thank you so much.
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  • iusedtobesmartiusedtobesmart 17 replies3 threads Junior Member
    lol you're fine. your extracurriculars, course rigor, test scores, and grades are stellar. honestly brown might be aiming too low, try harvard or princeton or yale.
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