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How To Apply To Brown Universities


Most people dream of going to the famous Ivy League schools in the U.S. The Ivy League is formed by 8 schools in the U.S. and one of them is the Brown Universities. If you wish to apply for this University you should follow these steps:

Step 1

Step 1: Visit the Brown Universities Website

This first thing that you need to do is to access the Brown Universities website by simply typing in on your browser. When you are already redirected to their website, you will see the links below the header. The links are: About Brown, Academics, Admission, Research, and Campus Life. You can click all of those links if you want to explore and ready any information about Brown Universities but if you want to directly get the information on how to apply, click on the Admission link.


Step 2

Step 2: Request for Information

In the Brown Universities website, there are times that you don’t understand any information that they have posted or maybe you find their information vague or incomplete. In applying for Brown Universities, it would be better to request for any information especially on any special requirements that are needed depending on courses that you would want to take. You can email through on any request for information or, if you’re planning to apply for their Graduate programs, they have a special request for information for you to fill out and it will be emailed to you as soon as they are able to receive your request.

Step 3

Step 3: Accomplish online application

In their website, you would be required to register before you can see their online application. All you have to do is input your email address, make your own password, and input your first, middle, and last name. Once you’ve already registered, all you need to do is to accomplish their online application. One way for you to make sure that you would be accepted to the Brown Universities, you should fill in all the necessary details honestly because when they conduct their final interview, they usually base your questions on the details of your application.

Step 4

Step 4: Prepare all the requirements needed

Brown Universities have specific requirements that they ask from the applicants. These requirements would give them a background about the applicant and if the applicant is eligible to study in their school. So make sure that you prepare all the requirements needed since you would need to submit all of them. You also have to make a checklist on the requirements depending on which division or which course you would want to apply to make sure that you won’t miss anything because they won’t process your application once you have missing requirements. The usual requirements needed are transcripts, letters of recommendation, GRE, TOEFL/IELTS test score (for foreign students), and MCAT (for those who want to apply for their Medicine division).

Step 5

Step 5: Submit application fee

Brown Universities require a non-refundable application fee from applicants. This application fee is used for processing your application as well as the requirements needed. For graduate and undergraduate division, they require a $75 application fee. On the other hand, the Medicine division require a $100 application fee. The university also offer a free waiver application for US citizens or US residents who have financial needs. The applicants who want to avail of the free waiver application should submit valid and sufficient requirements regarding their financial status.


When you are redirected to the admissions page, you would see options on which division you would like to apply in. The choices would be the undergraduate (if you want to pursue a Bachelor’s degree), graduate (if you want to pursue a Master's degree or a PhD.), medical (if you want to pursue medicine), and continuing education division (for any pre-college, and other professional programs).


By Bob Meadow, published at 04/03/2012
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