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How I got into Brown (Interview 4)

Updated: Dec 30, 2019

Stats

SAT: 1390 (710 Math, 680 Reading)

ACT: 32 (31 English, 34 Math, 32 Reading, 32 Science)

GPA: 3.18

Rank in Class: 98

Size of Class: 192

Ap's Taken: AB Calculus, Chemistry, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics


Extracurriculars

  • I was the captain of my schools golf team from my Sophomore year until my Junior year

  • I was the President of my class from my Freshman year through my senior year

  • I was the President of my schools DECA chapter during my Junior year and Senior year

Personal Story

"I wasn't that surprised when getting into Brown. I wanted to get into Harvard, but Brown is ok.


My dad went to Penn and Harvard and my mom went to Princeton and Harvard so making it into an Ivy wasn't really that special. My older sister went to Yale so making it into Brown really wasn't that special for me. I kind of expected it."


Useful Advice

"I'm not really sure if there are any secrets towards getting into ivies. I don't think I did anything that special in high school which really helped me out and put me ahead of other kids. Maybe it's because I was in a couple leadership positions in high school and that helped me stand out, but other than that, I don't think that getting into the Ivy league is that hard.


If you put in a decent amount of work and have a decent GPA and a decent SAT score you should be fine. If you add that to creative genius, you'll be golden. I think that my creative genius in my essay, decent SAT scores and GPA added to my leadership ability made it super easy to get in. If another kid has that it should be really easy to get into here. At least it wasn't too hard for me to get in."


Brown Undergraduate, Class of 2023


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