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Chance Me Please!!!

SwissAlpineClubSwissAlpineClub Registered User Posts: 85 Junior Member
edited August 2010 in Brown University
Hello,
I go to a good public school in Palm Beach County, Florida. It is ranked number six in the county.

High School unweighted/weighted GPA: 3.85/4.34 ranking 27/524
UF GPA: 4.35
ACT Math 28
ACT English 23
ACT Science 33
ACT Reading 29

TOEFLL: not yet taken


The reason why I believe that my ACT English score is that low is because my mother tongue language is German.

Over 200 community hours
NHS,CHS,SHS
JV soccer two years
play on a travel soccer team
Varsity two years
Swiss Alpine Club
West Palm Beach Fishing Club
International Game Fishing Association
Work in the Everglades for the Department of Interiour
Coach girls rec soccer
Teach 5 year olds how to play soccer
good essay
Post edited by SwissAlpineClub on

Replies to: Chance Me Please!!!

  • PolyosophyPolyosophy Registered User Posts: 606 Member
    Also from palm beach county. You really need to bring your ACT up to stand a good chance. Your EC's are numerous, but doesn't make you anyone unique. Brown looks for unique.
  • billabongboy9828billabongboy9828 Registered User Posts: 1,090 Senior Member
    ^Agreed. Without the ACT score, Brown won't be much of a possibility.
  • swim2daendswim2daend Registered User Posts: 2,497 Senior Member
    I'm from the same area and never knew that the schools were ranked... Regardless, acceptances this year in Palm Beach county weren't very high. The ACT needs to go up to stand a chance. I know your English section is bad because it's your 2nd language, but it really does need to go up.
  • glassesarechicglassesarechic Registered User Posts: 5,487 Senior Member
    1) Low SAT and rank, and 2) ECs that aren't compelling enough to make Brown want to overlook 1. As it stands now, I'd say your chances are low.
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