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Brown College waitlist

ApertureRunApertureRun Registered User Posts: 57 Junior Member
So, I just got my housing offer for the IRC, which I'm pretty pumped about since it was my second choice. But I was still still curious about my first choice, Brown, so I emailed housing and was told that I'm #12 on the Brown waitlist and should just go ahead and accept the IRC spot since I probably won't get a room in Brown as #12. Could someone familiar with Brown advise me on how to handle this - whether I should go ahead with the IRC or try to hold out for Brown? I have no idea how much of a chance someone with my ranking on the waitlist has of actually getting a room. I'm not sure if housing is correct about my low Brown chances or if they just want me to commit as soon as possible.

I'm a second-year transfer, if it's relevant. I'd be perfectly happy with IRC but just want to make sure I'm setting myself up for the best possible outcome.

Replies to: Brown College waitlist

  • hazelorbhazelorb Registered User Posts: 3,240 Senior Member
    Go for IRC, waitlist for transfer students for Brown is very hard to get off of.
  • CbatarsehCbatarseh Registered User Posts: 364 Member
    How did you get your housing offer from the IRC? I applied to Brown as my first choice and IRC as my second, but I haven't heard back from either of them.
  • ApertureRunApertureRun Registered User Posts: 57 Junior Member
    I got an email from the housing office on the 11th telling me my offer was ready, and I followed the link in the email to a page with all the information.
  • ccharkeeccharkee Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Hey guys. I got on the waitlist for Brown also. #8... I got a housing offer for Weedon though.
    so I guess I shouldn't wait either huh?
  • hazelorbhazelorb Registered User Posts: 3,240 Senior Member
    As a transfer student, anything past #1 or #2 will not happen. As a first year it is more probable but still low low chance.
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