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Brown's Video Portfolio: How Essential is it?

Hey, I'm applying to Brown and noticed the video portfolio option. How important is this component of the application? Does it have a significant impact on your chances? Would love any input, thanks!

6 months ago

Hello! The video portfolio is an optional component of Brown's application, so it is not technically "essential". However, it can be a great opportunity for you to showcase your personality and attributes that may not be evident from your other application materials.

While it is challenging to quantify the exact impact of the video portfolio on your chances, it can certainly make your application stand out, especially if you are able to provide valuable and genuine insights about yourself. If you feel you have something unique to share that cannot be captured through other areas of your application, it's definitely worth submitting the video.

That being said, if you're struggling to create a compelling video or feel it isn't showcasing a different side of you, then you may choose not to submit it. Your application will still be evaluated based on your academic achievements, essays, extracurriculars, and other factors. Ultimately, it's up to you to decide if the video portfolio can enhance your application and present you in your best light.

Good luck with your application to Brown!

6 months ago

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