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Brown sample essays online?

Hi! I'm applying to Brown University and I want to read some sample essays that got students admitted. Does anyone know any websites where I can find these samples? I just want to get a rough idea of what a successful Brown essay looks like.

6 months ago

Hello! It's always helpful to see examples of successful essays when working on your own application. You can find some Brown University-specific sample essays on CollegeVine's blog: https://blog.collegevine.com/brown-university-essay-examples

Additionally, you can search for books about successful college essays, as some of them may include essays specifically written for or by students admitted to Brown. Just keep in mind that when you're browsing these essays, the most crucial aspect is what makes them unique and personal to the writer. Pay attention to how the voice, message, and story come together to create authenticity and connection with the reader.

Also check out CollegeVine's guide to writing the Brown supplemental essays: https://blog.collegevine.com/how-to-write-the-brown-university-and-plme-essays/

It's important not to copy or imitate these sample essays, but instead, use them as a source of inspiration to develop your unique ideas and writing style. Ensure that your essay reflects your personality, experiences, and motivations. Good luck with your application to Brown University!

6 months ago

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