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What are my chances?

rooneydbcrooneydbc Registered User Posts: 53 Junior Member
edited August 2008 in Brown University
Hi, I am wondering what my chances for Brown are

My stats are:

GPA: 3.5
Rank: Top 10 %, not certain on my exact number.
SAT: 2200, CR: 740, M: 700, W: 760
ACT: 31, R: 33, E: 33, M: 29, S: 27, W: 10
SAT II: US History 740, Molecular Bio: 670, Math I: 570. I am taking Global History and Math this October.
US History: 5
English Language and Comp: 3
Bio: 3
Next Year:
Environmental Science
US Gov't and Politics
Calculus AB
English Language and Literature


Varsity Golf - 5 years, captain senior year. 4 straight league championships, 2 undefeated seasons.
Orchestra - 9 years, principal bassist for 8 years
Chamber Orchestra - 8 years (4-8, 10-12, my 9th grade year it wasn't offered) - principal bassist.
Jazz Band - 7 years - principal electric bassist
Freshman Hockey - 1 year
Newspaper - Political Correspondant - 1 year
Debate team - 1 year while it was offered
Academic Team - 1 year
Intern at Congressman Steve Israel's office - 4 years
Legislative Research at Congressman Steve Israel's office - Senior Research project on the Genocide in Darfur
Campaign work, voter Iding, petition work - Town of Babylon Democratic Party

Work experience:

Colonial Spring Golf Club - Bag Attendant - 3 years

I am going to be either a American Government, Political Science, Economics or International Affairs major so hopefully my experience with politics will help with my admission

Also, I have a family friend who is a big time alumnus and his family donates a good amount of money. They are going to write a letter to the admissions office for me, i don't know if that will change my chances but I thought I would throw that in there.

Thank you

DJ Ryan
Post edited by rooneydbc on

Replies to: What are my chances?

  • lightamelightame Registered User Posts: 14 New Member
    hello, i am also planning on applying to brown, and like you, i have also posted a thread in this forum about my chances, haha.

    i think your EC's are all interesting, but i've been looking around this forum a lot, and as you probably know, even people will all perfects get rejected.

    i think your chances are about average. definitely try!
  • pineapplelolliepineapplelollie Registered User Posts: 427 Member
    I am glad to finally see someone else besides a 3.9 or 4.0 UW GPA.

    I don't have a perfect GPA either and I like knowing that others with the same stats as me are still going to try.
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