<p>Hi, I just joined this site, because, I figured someone could help me out on this one.
My mom and I have been fighting over this for weeks now--she is determined to make me apply Early Decision to Brown U., but, I really want to apply Regular.
I love Brown a lot, and, if I got in, I would definitely want to go, but, I'm also really in love with U of Chicago and NYU. Out of the 15 schools I'm applying to, those are my top 3.</p>
<p>I realize that for more than half of the schools I'm applying to, it's a long-shot, I'm most likely going to be denied/waitlisted. I'm scared that I'm going to get in ED to Brown, but, then miraculously also get into NYU or U of Chicago.</p>
<p>My GPA is a 3.76
My SAT score is a 1930-1950 (don't remember exactly)
My ACT score is a 28 (only took it once, don't think I'm going to do it again)
My AP scores are 4,4,5 (History, Lit., Psych)
Achievements: Varsity Swim Team (3 years), cultural club president (3 years), I paint, play flute, dance, I've won academic awards before-- there are a few others like service, too.</p>
<p>What do you think? Should I just listen to my mom? Or should I risk not getting into any of those schools?</p>
<p>Thanks! and, sorry, if this is the wrong place to post this :S</p>