How to write the Brown essays

Recorded Monday, October 11 at 11:00 PM

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Brown University

Providence, RI

Last week, we covered how you could optimize your college application to maximize your chances of getting into Brown University. In this stream, Yesh will walk you through how to write the essay prompts for this prestigious university. He will be covering all-applicant prompts and those specific to programs like PLME (BS/MD) and RISD (Dual Degree).

Essays are the most heavily weighted personal component of the app, so if you want to wow the admissions committee with your writing, be sure to drop in!

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Brown University

Providence, RI
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Undergrad College: Boston University '20

Major: Medical Science

Graduate College: Boston University School of Medicine

Work Experience: I've been working at CollegeVine for 3 years mentoring students through BS/MD and undergraduate admissions. I am currently a medical student and have done research at Boston Medical Center, Dana-Farber, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Yesh and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
6:11@adwoa:Can you explain more about PLME ?
7:50@nao1:if you apply plme and ed, are you guaranteed to get in if you’re accepted ed?
8:12@dst_:Is this prompt optional if we haven't taken any of these exams?
11:11@lctara:Just checking these are only related to math and language? Other tests are included in the common app
14:47@lctara:Being 200-250 words should be a direct answer and not a story?
14:54@morghods:How do we integrate the "unfamiliar" aspect of the prompt?
37:20@nao1:are all these essays from accepted brown students?
54:14@pandya:Do we need to submit a video portfolio as well? do u have any advise?


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